The Raiders beat the Baltimore Ravens in the regular-season opener. The Ravens beat the defending-AFC Champion Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Forgive Raider fans if they get too far ahead of themselves and let their minds wander. Yet, it’s easy for that to happen when the Raiders beat the Ravens and then turn around
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."