Offensive linemen too often don’t get enough credit for their value to a football team. They engage in mini-brawls every snap and toil in relative anonymity, while being overshadowed by teammates at other positions. That’s not the case with the current Raiders team, as the offensive line is loaded with players that garner tremendous respect
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."