Raiders owner Mark Davis decided last week that his team was going to play its eight regular-season home games without fans. There’s nothing wrong with that decision, given the pandemic affecting the nation. However, Davis should have taken his decision one step further. Davis should have notified fans that out of deference to them and
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."