As impressive as the Raiders’ victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was two weeks ago, it never was going to mean as much unless they validated that stirring performance with a comparable showing against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s the problem with teams turning the proverbial corner. Just what does that mean? The hope is,
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."