Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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

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