The Raiders returned to the Bay Area for the first time since they abandoned Oakland for Las Vegas after the 2019 season. They did so without much fanfare, little interest in being here and eager to play a regular-season game. To that end, the 49ers dominated the Raiders from start to finish, which was 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."