Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Carr surprised Jack Del Rio 'lasted that long' as Raiders head coach

    Sporting News "David Carr was not surprised when Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was fired this offseason. “I was really surprised that it lasted that long,” the older brother of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr told San Francisco's 95.7 The Game on Monday. “They had some success two years ago, so I think that..." January 23

  • Carr admits back injury had an impact: 'I had to deal with it'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Derek Carr was asked several times during the 2017 season whether a Week 4 back injury impacted his throwing motion, his play, his ability to produce. The Raiders quarterback dismissed the inquiries each time, proclaiming full health. That wasn’t the whole truth. Three transverse process..." January 23

  • Carr excited to work with Gruden: 'I want him to be tough on me'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jon Gruden has been interviewed several times since becoming Raiders head coach. Quarterback Derek Carr hasn’t listened to most of those sessions, and certainly doesn’t seek them out. One landed in Carr’s inbox recently, and something Gruden said really resonated. Gruden’s message,..." January 23

  • Rich Gannon: Derek Carr will have to work harder under Gruden

    Larry Brown Sports "Jon Gruden is the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders, and that means expectations for the team will be raised. And when we say expectations, we’re not just talking about what the fans and media think the team will do; we’re also talking about accountability within the team. Rich Gannon, who..." January 10

  • Concerns emerge regarding Jon Gruden/Derek Carr relationship

    Pro Football Talk "Barring an twelfth-hour screwup of which few owners are capable (no comment on whether Mark Davis is one of them), Jon Gruden will be the next head coach of the Raiders. Which means that Gruden eventually will be working directly with quarterback Derek Carr. Sure, Gruden told Carr during a..." January 04

  • Derek Carr accepts all the blame, again

    Pro Football Talk "It’s very easy to publicly accept blame when your contract pays out $70 million guaranteed. Which is what quarterback Derek Carr has been doing this year. Frequently. “[I]t’s come down to the end and we have not made plays,” Carr said after Monday night’s ugly loss to the Eagles. “We have not..." December 26

  • Derek Carr takes full blame for weak Raiders performance

    Yardbarker "The Oakland Raiders did not show up in their big divisional showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, and quarterback Derek Carr accepted all the blame for it. Carr went 24-for-41 for 211 yards, throwing for a touchdown and throwing a pair of interceptions. It was not a good performance,..." December 10

  • Derek Carr: Crabtree is 'juiced and ready to play' "The Oakland Raiders know they will get at least one playmaking receiver back on the field when they face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in a pivotal AFC West battle. Amari Cooper remains a question mark while battling an ankle injury (he's cleared concussion protocol), but Michael Crabtree..." December 07

  • Derek Carr Responded to Miko Grimes Saying the Raiders O-Line Injured Him on Purpose

    Complex "During her appearance on The Breakfast Club on Tuesday, NFL wife/notorious shit talker Miko Grimes told a story that sounded completely made up when she said that the Oakland Raiders' offensive line purposely let QB Derek Carr get hurt in Week 4 because Carr told them not to kneel during the..." November 08

  • Derek Carr: 'No one thought' Raiders would be 3-5 "The Oakland Raiders have failed to follow the script. You know, the one written all offseason about the Silver and Black barreling through autumn as an AFC powerhouse and newfangled challenger to the conference crown? Instead, the hot-and-cold Raiders find themselves 3-5 at the midway point,..." October 30

  • Rodney Harrison: Derek Carr is ‘overrated’

    Yardbarker "Rodney Harrison had some harsh criticism of Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Harrison was providing commentary as an in-studio personality on NBC’s “Football Night in America” before the Detroit Lions-Pittsburgh Steelers game when he gave an assessment of the Raiders QB. After they..." October 29

  • Raiders QB Derek Carr compares Amari Cooper to LeBron James

    Sporting News "Derek Carr and Amari Cooper got back on track last week in a win over the Chiefs, snapping a four-game losing streak. Carr compared Cooper to another athlete, Cavaliers star LeBron James, because they both display versatility to play multiple positions. "[James] was talking about how he..." October 26

  • Not limited by back, Derek Carr puts finger on why Raiders' offense struggled

    NBC Bay Area "Derek Carr’s return from a back injury was not triumphant. The Raiders lost. Again. Carr had some good news to report after Sunday’s 17-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. He said transverse process fractures didn’t hinder his ability to play quarterback against the Chargers. Every throw was..." October 16

  • Report: ‘Every indication’ Derek Carr will start for Raiders in Week 6

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oakland Raiders are reportedly expecting Derek Carr back under center on Sunday. CBS Sports’s Jason La Canfora reported that, while the Raiders quarterback may be officially listed as questionable, all indications are that he will start in Week 6 despite a lower back injury." October 13

  • Derek Carr inactive for today’s game against Ravens

    San Jose Mercury News "Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr is inactive for this afternoon’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. Despite practicing in a limited capacity on Thursday and Friday this week, Carr isn’t healthy enough to return after suffering a transverse process fracture in his back last Sunday against the..." October 08

  • Raiders' preparing for Manuel to start vs. Ravens with Carr ailing

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders have been all over the place over the past week regarding the status of quarterback Derek Carr. The consistent inconsistency regarding his status for Sunday currently has Carr not playing. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Carr’s fractured transverse process in his back “isn’t expected..." October 08

  • Derek Carr could reportedly return as early as Week 6

    Larry Brown Sports "Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is expected to miss anywhere from two to six weeks after suffering a back injury in last week’s loss to the Denver Broncos, and the team is reportedly hopeful that he will come in on the low end of that recovery timeline. Stephania Bell of ESPN said on..." October 06

  • Derek Carr throws at start of Oakland Raiders practice "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is still not quite ready to get back on the playing field, but that doesn't mean he's missing workouts. An ESPN report from the scene in Oakland Thursday noted that Carr "went through stretch and threw the ball at the start of practice." Carr officially was..." October 06

  • Derek Carr To Miss 2-6 Games With Transverse Process Fracture

    NFL Trade Rumors "Raiders HC Jack Del Rio announced Monday that QB Derek Carr has a fracture in his back and is out 2-6 weeks. “There’s a real good chance he’ll miss this week. Typically takes 2-6 weeks,” Del Rio said. Carr, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Raiders back in 2014. He is was in the final..." October 03

  • Raiders’ Derek Carr has a night to forget

    San Jose Mercury News "Derek Carr came in with the acclaim of temporarily being the NFL’s highest paid quarterback, a spoof of a music video and being on the doorstep of the elite players at his position. The Raiders quarterback may indeed reach that pedestal, but it looked light years away Sunday night after one of..." September 25

  • Derek Carr wants all the blame for loss to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "Nothing went right for the Raiders last night. But quarterback Derek Carr got all the money, so he’s willing to take all the blame. Via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area, Carr was prepared to take all the criticism for his own and the team’s awful showing in last night’s 27-10 loss at..." September 25

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