Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and his team last year received a harsh reminder about placing too much stock in projecting based upon current knowledge. To that end, they aren’t about to look past any opponent the remainder of this season. Yet, it doesn’t hurt for us to peer into the future and break down
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."