They would never admit as much, but it’s a given that the Raiders offensive players secretly wish they could play a game against a defense as porous and ineffective as the one they face in practice every day. Well, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and Co. get that chance Sunday, when the Raiders travel to Cleveland
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."