The Raiders on Sunday played the first of back-to-back games against undefeated teams, hell-bent upon showing that they aren’t the pushovers they proved to be so often in head coach Jon Gruden’s first two seasons. When push came to shove Sunday, the Buffalo Bills did the majority of the pushing and shoving, as they jumped
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."