The last time a Jon Gruden-coached Raiders team upset the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, it preceded his team taking flight from a pretender into a contender. Twenty one years later, Gruden and the Raiders stunned the undefeated and defending-Super Bowl-champion Chiefs with an impressive 40-32 victory Sunday. As expected, the Raiders needed to
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."