The initial wave of testing of NFL players to see if they are infected with the coronavirus turned up 59 positives. That works out to an average of two per team. That doesn’t sound like much, unless those players turn out to be a team’s quarterback or elite defender. In the case of the Raiders,
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."