Raiders second-year defensive end Clelin Ferrell played 51 snaps against the Kansas City Chiefs. On nine of those plays, he made life difficult for quarterback Patrick Mahomes and, in the process, stoked the flames of belief that he can be an impact player more than on occasion. The game was Ferrell’s best as a pro,
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."