Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Derek Carr: Hand on Khalil Mack's shoulder not a protest

    ESPN "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr placed his right hand on defensive end Khalil Mack's left shoulder as a show of solidarity during the national anthem before the team's 24-21 exhibition loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Carr said the players were not "protesting" anything with the..." August 20

  • Marshawn Lynch sits again for anthem; Derek Carr supports Khalil Mack

    CBS Sports "Over the last few days during the NFL preseason, there have been a number of moments that resonated loudly amid the chaos and depressing behavior seen on a daily basis in society. Tragedy is striking too often in America right now. NFL players are taking a stand, and it should not be..." August 20

  • 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