A lot has happened since the infamous Tuck Rule Game between the Raiders and New England Patriots in the playoffs during the 2001 season. On Sunday, the Raiders have a chance to turn the tide, so to speak. On that day in early 2002, the Raiders went from thinking they had sealed a playoff victory
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."