The Pro Bowl is headed to Las Vegas the week before the Super Bowl in late January. If Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has his way, though, none of his players will participate in the Pro Bowl at his team’s shiny, new home. The Pro Bowl is scheduled to be played Jan. 31, one week
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."