Given a majority of Raiders fans either weren’t alive while Kenny Stabler carved out a Hall of Fame-career, or were too young to remember, Rich Gannon has become the bar for measuring the success of current quarterback Derek Carr. In that regard, Carr comes up well short. Through the first six seasons of his NFL
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."