All the speculation about the long-term job security of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has died down for now. Five weeks from now, the chatter is going to pick up again, especially if Carr struggles in the first three games of the season. On Oct. 3, one day before the Raiders host the Buffalo Bills, North
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."