Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Carr wants to win ‘multiple’ Super Bowls

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Derek Carr has a knack for living out his dreams. As a boy, it wasn’t enough to hope to become an NFL quarterback like his brother David. He wanted to play for the Raiders, the team he grew up supporting. And it wasn’t enough to hope to follow David’s path by playing at Fresno State. He wanted..." August 06

  • Derek Carr hopes Colin Kaepernick gets signed

    Larry Brown Sports "Count Derek Carr as a supporter of Colin Kaepernick. Carr was asked after Oakland Raiders practice on Friday about Kaepernick’s situation and expressed support of the free agent QB. “He’s a talented football player … and the times I’ve talked to Colin — he’s a great person — I’ve enjoyed it...." August 05

  • Derek Carr says he can make plays with his feet

    ESPN "Just because Derek Carr's game is passing does not mean he won’t use his legs on occasion. Even if the last time the Oakland Raiders quarterback played in a game, he suffered a broken right fibula on Christmas Eve, effectively ending the Raiders’ shot at a deep playoff run. “I want to be..." August 05

  • Derek Carr claims Nevada tax laws had little to do with backloaded deal

    Sportsnaut "Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr recently became the highest paid NFL player. Believe it or not, Carr actually took less money up front so that his teammates, including newly paid guard Gabe Jackson, could receive new deals. Though, it has been speculated that Carr may have accepted a..." July 10

  • The full Derek Carr details

    Pro Football Talk "It’s taken a little longer than usual, but finally the full and complete Derek Carr contract details have emerged. And, as usual, the details confirm some reports regarding the deal — and debunk others. For now, the specifics: 1. Signing bonus of $12.5 million, paid within 15 days of..." July 02

  • David Carr says Derek Carr took less to get Gabe Jackson signed

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said when he signed his five-year, $125 million contract with the Raiders that he left money on the table to make sure Oakland could keep some teammates. Carr’s brother says one particular teammate was a very high priority. According to David Carr, Derek took less..." July 01

  • Are Oakland churches clamoring for Derek Carr’s charity?

    East Bay Times "Derek Carr may have sparked a scramble by Bay Area churches to secure his tithe. The Raiders quarterback mentioned his Christian duty to donate one-tenth of his salary to charity at the press conference announcing his $125 million extension, and that comment seemingly led to pitches from..." June 29

  • Derek Carr: I'll hand it to Marshawn on 1-yard line "It's pretty good to be Derek Carr these days. A new $125 million contract. As much Chick-fil-A as any human could ever want. The trendy Super Bowl buzz. And a new toy on offense in Marshawn Lynch. Pairing Lynch on the ground with the ascending Carr-Amari Cooper tandem in the air makes..." June 24

  • Derek Carr wanted to leave money for teammates

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie now wants to sign some of quarterback Derek Carr’s teammates, and Carr wants to be sure McKenzie can. “The main thing that I could just remember was all along the way, I was like, ‘How do we keep my teammates?’” Carr said at Friday’s press conference regarding his..." June 24

  • Raiders make Derek Carr’s five-year contract extension official

    Pro Football Talk "It’s official: Derek Carr will be the Raiders’ franchise quarterback through the remainder of their time in Oakland, and when they move to Las Vegas as well. The Raiders announced today that Carr has signed a five-year contract extension and is now under contract with the team through the 2022..." June 23

  • Derek Carr: Deal Structured To Help Team

    Pro Football Rumors "Derek Carr‘s new contract is, in some ways, a record-setter. In other ways, it fell a bit short of what the football world figured he would get in an extension. At a Friday morning press conference, Carr explained that his contract is structured specifically so that the Raiders can also work out..." June 23

  • Raiders, Derek Carr finalize 5-year, $125M extension "The NFL's richest man now resides in Oakland. The Raiders on Thursday signed Derek Carr to a five-year, $125 million extension, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, per sources. The deal would elevate Carr over Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck as the league’s highest paid..." June 22

  • Derek Carr gets $40 million guaranteed at signing

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr have agreed to a five-year extension that is worth up to $125 million over the life of the deal. As any longtime follower of NFL contracts is well aware, however, the details of how the deal is structured in terms of guaranteed money provides a fuller view..." June 22

  • Derek Carr on new deal: Nothing done yet

    Pro Football Talk "Derek Carr replied on Twitter to a report that a deal is close to being finalized with the Raiders. “Nothing done yet… trust me you will hear it here first,” Carr wrote. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported earlier Wednesday that Carr and the Raiders are close to a deal that will pay the..." June 21

  • Raiders, Derek Carr close to deal worth $25 million per year

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders are close to finalizing a deal with Derek Carr that will pay the quarterback $25 million per year, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Per Schefter, the sides still are finalizing language, but the record deal could be announced by the end of the week. Reports earlier this month..." June 21

  • Lakers Fan Derek Carr Says Warriors' Championship Makes Him Hungry to Win Title

    Bleacher Report "After watching the Golden State Warriors win their second championship in three years, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is itching to win one as well. According to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area, Carr wants to experience what his Oakland brethren accomplished by beating the Cleveland..." June 14

  • Waiting for first practice was the hardest part for Raiders' Derek Carr

    ESPN "Derek Carr's broken right fibula, which essentially ended the Oakland Raiders' chances at any type of postseason run last winter, is a non-issue now. Even if there were some mental hurdles the quarterback had to clear. "The hardest part was taking the first rep, because the last rep you..." June 14

  • Derek Carr reportedly could make $25 million a year

    Larry Brown Sports "Derek Carr’s contract situation is one to keep an eye on, particularly if the number turns out to be where one reporter thinks it will end up. Carr and the Oakland Raiders are negotiating a potential new contract for the QB. Carr was the Raiders’ No. 36 overall pick in 2014 and has steadily..." June 09

  • Raiders face huge Carr, Mack deals but are built to remain successful

    CBS Sports "Expectations for the Raiders are at a level they haven't been since the early 2000s, because general manager Reggie McKenzie's arduous rebuilding process culminated with the end of a 14-year playoff drought in 2016. The Raiders living up to their slogan of "Commitment to Excellence" was spurred..." June 08

  • Derek Carr Reiterates Training Camp Deadline For Extension, Expects It To Get Done

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Tuesday, Raiders QB Derek Carr reiterated that he views training camp as a deadline to negotiate a long-term extension with the team. “If it’s not done by training camp I wont be talking about it,” Carr said, per Andrew Siciliano. Carr added that he expects contract talks to pick up in..." May 30

  • Raiders tackle Donald Penn on Derek Carr's injury: 'That play sticks with me'

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "It has been five months since The Play. The one that ended quarterback Derek Carr’s season. The one that ostensibly ended the Raiders’ season. The one that, maybe to help cope with it, to help accept it, left tackle Donald Penn now considers “karma” to be used for a potential Super Bowl-bound..." May 24

  • Is Raiders’ Derek Carr frustrated by slow contract negotiations? He speaks out

    ALL 22 "Derek Carr hasn’t signed the contract extension with the Oakland Raiders the quarterback has been talking about most of the offseason. Time to panic? Not according to Carr, who disputes a recent report that he’s grown frustrated by the pace of the negotiations. “I have an agent who is in..." May 24

  • Derek Carr has “complete faith” contract will be done by camp

    The Fresno Bee "Derek Carr hasn’t signed the contract extension with the Oakland Raiders the quarterback has been talking about most of the offseason. Time to panic? Not according to Carr, who disputes a recent report that he’s grown frustrated by the pace of the negotiations. “I have an agent who is in..." May 22

  • McKenzie wants Derek Carr to be 'Raider for his career' "The Raiders aren't worried about alienating their star quarterback. Responding to a report that Derek Carr has "grown frustrated with the slow pace" of talks over a new contract, Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie did his best on Thursday to put Raiders fans at ease. "I see Derek every..." May 19

  • Raiders GM shoots down report that Derek Carr is frustrated

    San Jose Mercury News "Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie strongly disputed a recent report that there are any communication issues regarding the pending contract extension of quarterback Derek Carr. “I see Derek every day,” McKenzie said Thursday in an interview on 95.7 The Game. “We have a great relationship,..." May 18

  • Derek Carr is reportedly 'frustrated with the slow pace' of extension talks

    CBS Sports "Derek Carr has shown over the last few seasons that he is definitively the Oakland Raiders' quarterback of the future. In three NFL seasons, Carr has completed 61 percent of his passes while throwing 81 touchdowns and only 31 interceptions. He broke out in a big way last season, completing 64..." May 17

  • Matthew Stafford Expected To Wait Until Raiders Sign Derek Carr Before Finalizing Deal With Lions

    NFL Trade Rumors "An NFL source tells Jeremy Fowler of ESPN that Lions QB Matthew Stafford will likely wait until the Raiders have locked up QB Derek Carr to a long-term deal before working on a new contract with Detroit. Both players are positioned well to come close to Andrew Luck‘s record six-year, $139.125..." May 11

  • Raiders focused on getting 'some deals done' with Derek Carr, Gabe Jackson in offseason

    Sporting News "The next offseason goal for Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie: Getting “some deals done” with two of the team's top offensive players. McKenzie said the franchise plans to focus on negotiations with the agents for quarterback Derek Carr and right guard Gabe Jackson. Each player is..." May 04

  • Derek Carr welcomes Marshawn Lynch to the Raiders

    Sportsnaut "Now that a physical is the only thing standing in the way of Marshawn Lynch being traded to the Raiders, it looks more and more like Beast Mode will suit up for his hometown team in 2017. It’s been a rather drawn-out process between Lynch, the Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks. But all that..." April 26

  • Reggie McKenzie hopeful Derek Carr’s extension done by training camp

    East Bay Times "In essence, there’s a soft deadline for the Raiders to complete a long-term extension with quarterback Derek Carr. Soft is the key word there, since it’s not like the team will walk away from Carr if talks are still ongoing when the training camp starts in July. But Raiders general manager..." April 24

  • Carr's promise to Oakland: 'I'm giving everything to this city' before move

    San Jose Mercury News "Derek Carr had no limitations on the first day of the Raiders’ offseason program and doesn’t expect to have any Tuesday. He’s back and the quarterback hopes to be better than every. “I feel great,” Carr said during a news conference at the team’s practice facility. “I’ve been running, jumping,..." April 17

  • McKenzie: Serious talks on Carr extension coming after NFL Draft

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will soon enter a contract year. There is zero chance he becomes a free agent. The Raiders plan to work out a contract extension with their franchise quarterback this offseason, and have budgeted appropriately for what will assuredly be a massive deal. Both..." March 30

  • Derek Carr pens emotional note about Raiders leaving Oakland

    Larry Brown Sports "Moments after it was confirmed that the Oakland Raiders would be relocating to Las Vegas, quarterback Derek Carr issued a statement explaining his conflicted emotions. Carr — a California native — wrote on Twitter that he was “overwhelmed with emotion” and wasn’t sure how to feel about the..." March 27

  • Derek Carr helped land Cook, Patterson in free agency "Derek Carr took a hands on this offseason, helping the Raiders and offensive coordinator Todd Downing land two highly desired free agents: tight end Jared Cook and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. "He's pretty hands on with everything when it comes to football. He lives around the area,..." March 25

  • Derek Carr played good Samaritan to stranded motorist who ran out of gas

    Sportsnaut "Ron Reeser will never forget the encounter he had with Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, who helped him out after he’d ran out of gas on the road. In one of the coolest stories you’ll read all day, Carr saw Reeser walking with gas can in hand, picked him up, drove him to the gas station..." March 16

  • David Carr: Brock Osweiler deserved more time to prove himself as the Texans' QB

    CBS Sports "It’s been 15 years since the Houston Texans took David Carr first overall. He was the first draft pick in franchise history, and the hope was that he would be the franchise quarterback to lead the organization from expansion team to perennial playoff contender. Instead, Carr lasted five years..." March 16

  • Raiders QB Derek Carr thinks free agent inactivity a good thing

    San Jose Mercury News "Derek Carr believes the fact that the Raiders haven’t jumped head-long into free agency says a lot about the franchise. General manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Jack Del Rio haven’t signed a player while watching five of their own free agents leave for other teams. “I think for so long, our..." March 13

  • Derek Carr on potential extension: ‘I’m a Raider. I’m a Raider for life’

    Sportsnaut "Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has now put up three tremendous seasons to start his NFL career. He’s coming off a Pro Bowl performance in 2016 en route to leading his team to a 12-4 record. Needless to say, the Raiders are going to do everything possible to sign Carr to a long-term..." March 01

  • Derek Carr wants Latavius Murray back in Oakland "Tuesday saw two established veteran running backs in Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles hit free agency, adding more bodies to and affecting the value of an already crowded tailback market. One running back in particular that could be hurt or helped by these additions is Raiders running back..." February 28

  • Derek Carr to get full offseason in, almost 100 percent "The Oakland Raiders will go as quarterback Derek Carr goes. The end of the 2016 season made that perfectly clear. But the future is looking bright for the one-time 2016 MVP candidate, who suffered a broken fibula less than two months ago. On Total Access Tuesday, teammate Donald Penn provided..." February 22

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