Even Joe Bugel, in the midst of the worst season in Al Davis’ long reign, managed to guide the Raiders to a memorable victory. That came against the Super Bowl-bound Denver Broncos. Jon Gruden has yet to lead the Raiders to a signature win since his triumphant return in 2018. The Raiders finished 4-12 under
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."