With their season on the precipice, the Raiders received some timely help from an unlikely source and parlayed that into a 36-33 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday. Time and again, the Raiders misfired on a play, only to have the officials overturn their initial ruling or throw a penalty flag that went in
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."