Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock have made catching up with the Kansas City Chiefs one of their primary goals. That isn’t going to happen anytime soon, unless Gruden and Mayock find a way to match the Chiefs’ success in the draft. Every year, almost without fail, the Chiefs outdraft the
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."