Potent offense, porous defense and late-game intrigue. That formula played out in most Raiders games this season, so perhaps it was fitting that the Raiders finished their season with yet another game where those watching were left wondering what to make of Jon Gruden’s raggedy bunch. On the bright side, the Raiders rallied for a
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."