Raiders general manager Mike Mayock says he evaluates the quarterback position each year, even though he likes Derek Carr as the team’s unquestioned starter. Likewise, we here at RaidersSnakePit do the same. Now that it’s apparent that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is intent upon going with Carr for at least one more season, it’s
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."