Raiders head coach Jon Gruden tendered his resignation Monday after a New York Times reported he had sent emails that contained homophobic, misogynistic and hurtful words to former Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen. The emails occurred during a seven-year span, according to the New York Times report, which makes it difficult for Gruden or
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."