The Oakland Raiders’ defense has struggled for years. Jon Gruden came back to town to breathe live into a talented offense. He brought along capable (but not spectacular) defensive coordinator Paul Guenther to energize the defense. There were some good signs by Guenther’s group in a 33-13 loss to the Rams on Monday night. Honestly,
Bill Williamson has been a professional sports journalist for 28 years. He has covered the NFL for 22 straight years. He has been covering the Oakland Raiders for the past nine years, including seven at ESPN.com.