A year ago, there were those that wondered how well Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs would fare going from a complementary player at Alabama to a featured player in the NFL. Jacobs quickly put those questions to rest. Now it’s wide receiver Henry Ruggs III’s turn as he transitions from being a third, sometimes
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."