As expected, the Raiders injury report in advance of their big game against the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs is a long one. Yet, there are a few encouraging signs. Most important, right offensive tackle Trent Brown and wide receiver Henry Ruggs III returned to practice after having missed last week’s game, if not longer. Granted,
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."