Posts Tagged ‘Derek Carr’

Can Jon Gruden and QB Derek Carr Mesh? There’s ‘Real Concern’ They Cannot

Now that it’s official that Jon Gruden is coming back to the Raiders, Pro Football Talk reports there’s “real concern” about his ability to mesh with current Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr. Despite Gruden’s cheerful albeit intense demeanor on television, he does not have the reputation of being a supportive-kind of “players’ coach”. “Jon Gruden […]

Derek Carr Says His New Deal Was Done to Help Raiders Keep Other Stars on Team

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said he doesn’t care that his $25 million per year deal will be quickly surpassed by a handful of NFL quarterbacks with expiring contracts looking to top the market, Conor Orr of NFL.com reports. His main concerns? Take care of his team and his family. Both of those are now complete. […]

Raiders QB Derek Carr Says He’ll Play Under Existing Deal if No No Deal is Reached by Camp

The Raiders may have some tense moments in their hands this season if they don’t get a deal done with quarterback Derek Carr, who stated on Tuesday that he’ll play out the final season of his original four-year deal even if he doesn’t get an extension by the start of training camp. When asked directly […]

Raiders QB Derek Carr and ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Have Fun Exchange on Twitter

Derek Carr is having none of what Stephen A. Smith has to offer Tuesday, Daniel Mano of Bayareanewsgroup reports. In the wake of comments Carr made Monday, seemingly his first lesson in relocation awkwardness, the Raiders quarterback called out the ESPN personality on Twitter. When tweeted a video of Smith’s criticism, Carr calmly and surely […]

How Del Rio and the Raiders Have Become a Dangerous Team in the AFC

Five weeks into the 2016 NFL season and the Oakland Raiders have suddenly have the look of a winner. Last season the club started out 4-3, but then a three-game losing streak halted chatter of the postseason, and eventually the team ended 7-9. This season has started even better, as with Derek Carr and the […]

Raiders Lose Third Straight; Lose Ugly Game in Detroit 18-13

Earlier this season it looked like the Raiders were over their East coast woes, but after a loss two weeks back to the Steelers and now another today out east, it looks like they are right back to square one. Oakland Sunday lost their third straight, losing an ugly game to the Detroit Lions 18-13 […]

Raiders Can’t Stop Brown, Fall to Steelers In Final Seconds 38-35

The Raiders seemed to overcome all day, yet in the end couldn’t stop Steelers WR Antonio Brown in the final minute, and lost a tough to swallow game in Pittsburgh Sunday 38-35. Chris Boswell hit an 18-yard field goal with four seconds left to win the game for the Steelers, who lost QB Ben Roethlisberger […]

Huge Day For Carr Leads Raiders to 37-33 Win Over Ravens

A week after a forgettable loss that looked like the Raiders fans have become sadly accustomed to seeing, the Raiders had the bounce back game of a lifetime Sunday, topping the Baltimore Ravens 37-33 at home. The Raiders played the aggressor all day, and QB Derek Carr overcame a late interception in a tie game […]