By now, in a normal NFL year, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and his coaching staff would have met every one of the 90 players on their roster and spent many hours on the field and in meeting rooms together. As we know, this is anything but a normal NFL season. To that end, league
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."