It would have been easy for the Raiders to do a face-plant at Mile High Stadium on Sunday against the Broncos, and few would have blamed them in light of the Jon Gruden saga. Instead, the Raiders rallied around interim head coach Rich Bisaccia and each other and parlayed their head-spinning week into a season-saving
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."