Raiders head coach Jon Gruden spent plenty of time worrying about Covid-19 last season, and that extends well beyond when he was infected with the virus. Hence, Gruden had the coronavirus in his crosshairs all season, figuring out ways to keep it from infecting his assistant coaches and players and affecting his team’s ability to
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."