Closing the gap on the Kansas City Chiefs has proven more difficult than expected for Raiders head coach Jon Gruden since he was hired in 2018. That process, though, could be expedited with a little help from the Chiefs. Just as Gruden made the job far more difficult by trading away defensive end Khalil Mack
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."