Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has received a ton of criticism for his team’s lack of scoring the past three seasons. Yet, it’s head coach Jon Gruden that deserves the lion’s share of the blame for a dearth of scoring. After all, Gruden was hired to replace the fired Jack Del Rio in 2018 on the
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."