A year ago, cornerback Isaiah Johnson was wondering when he would be healthy enough to play again, let alone be placed in a role to decide the outcome of a game. Yet, there he was Sunday, with the Los Angeles Chargers marching down the field inexorably toward a game-winning touchdown and starter Trayvon Mullen sidelined
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."