At times, it can seem as if a win is more than just a tally in the favorable side of the standings. Such was the case for the Raiders on Thanksgiving with their victory over the Dallas Cowboys. For one, the Raiders won a game on the road, in front of a nationally televised audience
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."