Everyone is well aware of the prowess of the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offenses. However, both teams have made it to the Super Bowl, in large part, because they also have several impact players on defense. A good offense can mask a lot of deficiencies from that team’s defense. Yet, at some
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."