Not many things come easily for the Raiders. That’s just the way their games tend to go and speaks to their inability to dominate many teams at this stage during their rebuild. On Sunday, the Raiders had what amounted to a second bye. Such is the sorry state of the Denver Broncos, who remain in
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."