Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock remain fixated upon closing the talent gap on the pace-setting Kansas City Chiefs. That goal won’t be realized as long as the Chiefs make better personnel decisions than the Raiders brass. At no position is that more evident than cornerback, where the Chiefs have hit
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."