Raiders quarterback Derek Carr says often that all he and his teammates want is a chance late in the season to take care of their own business and have that be enough to yield a playoff berth. That’s precisely what they have right now, thanks to a confluence of events that conspired to put the
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."