In a game that harkened back to the 1970s, the Raiders relied upon a relentless rushing attack and a suffocating defense in a resounding victory over the Cleveland Browns. The fact that the Raiders entered the game without starting right offensive tackle Trent Brown and left guard Richie Incognito and running back Josh Jacobs was
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."