It wont’ take long for Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and head coach Jon Gruden to find out what their overhauled offensive line is capable of, with a blitz-happy Baltimore Ravens defense salivating at the prospect. On Saturday, the Raiders declared left guard Richie Incognito out for the team’s regular-season opener Monday night. That means
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."