Raiders head coach Jon Gruden isn’t fond of looking too far down the road. Hence, he wasn’t interested in fielding questions about his team’s playoff outlook on the heels of yet another disappointing loss by his team. That’s what we’re here for. We’ll help Gruden out with the playoff picture and allow him to focus
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."