Jon Gruden sees little to no value in playing his front-line players in exhibition games. What transpired in the Baltimore Ravens game Saturday night underscored one of the primary reasons. Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins suffered a knee injury early in the game against Washington, which resulted in the Ravens backup back being carted off
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."