The Raiders fared quite well without Richie Incognito on the field for most of their win over the New Orleans Saints. Now comes word that they are going to have to find a way to get by without their standout left guard for three more games. Incognito was placed on injured-reserve Wednesday with an Achilles
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."