Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Carr helped land Cook, Patterson in free agency

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

  • Raiders OC: Carr will have greater say in game plan

    NFL.com "Derek Carr didn't get to finish out his MVP-caliber season after snapping his leg. Yet the quarterback's drastic improvement the past two seasons led to an offseason change at coordinator. With Todd Downing's work as QB coach earning him buzz around the league, coach Jack Del Rio declined to..." February 16

  • Derek Carr Wins Castrol EDGE Clutch Player of the Year

    Fox Sports "The Oakland Raiders had an awesome draft in 2014. Saturday, second-round pick Derek Carr joined first-round pick Khalil Mack with post-season award. The 2014 NFL Draft has the most to do with why the Oakland Raiders are relevant now. The Raiders picked Khalil Mack, the best player in that draft..." February 05

  • Raiders In “No Rush” To Sign Derek Carr To Extension, But Still Prefer To Do Deal “Sooner Than Later”

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole spoke to a Raiders’ source who indicated that the team is in “no rush” to get a long-term extension in place with QB Derek Carr and feel that they don’t have to do the collective bargaining agreement reasons. Even so, Cole adds that the Raiders would still prefer to lock Carr up..." January 25

  • Raiders GM hints extensions could be coming for Derek Carr, Khalil Mack

    CSN Bay Area "The Raiders once again march into the offseason with significant salary cap space. That’s been the case a few years now, since general manager Reggie McKenzie got his franchise right with the cap by exchanging bad contracts for good. McKenzie currently has $46.5 million available, according to..." January 24

  • Oakland police credit Raiders' Derek Carr for helping with missing child case

    CBS Sports "After suffering a leg injury in December, Derek Carr wasn't able to help the Raiders on the field during the playoffs, but he was able to make a big play off the field after the team's season ended. After a child in the Bay Area went missing on Jan. 13, Oakland police took to Twitter the next..." January 21

  • Reggie McKenzie’s next task as GM: Get Raiders stars Mack, Carr locked up to long-term contracts

    San Jose Mercury News "Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, who took a blank slate in terms of a salary cap and built a playoff team, realizes things will be more complicated with Khalil Mack and Derek Carr in line for big paydays in the not-so-distant future. Mack can be retained at a hefty one-year extension..." January 20

  • Derek Carr's retweet might have helped police find missing child

    Sporting News "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is still recovering from a broken leg, which means he's probably scrolling through Twitter more often than he typically would. Carr noticed a tweet regarding an Amber Alert issued for a missing Oakland child and gave it a simple retweet, giving the alert a wider..." January 17

  • Derek Carr admits he broke finger in November

    Fanrag Sports "Prior to Derek Carr’s most severe injury in 2016 injury, the third-year quarterback encountered a minor setback that may not have been so harmless. Now almost certainly done for this season, Carr admits he broke his finger after the injury reported in November when this setback occurred was a..." January 04

  • Reigning MVP Cam Newton reveals who he would pick as MVP this season

    CBS Sports "In 2015, Cam Newton came out of nowhere to win the MVP -- no one picked him before the season -- despite playing behind a questionable offensive line and throwing to a rag-tag assortment of weapons. He won't win the award this season and certainly won't get any votes either. But he can voice..." December 29

  • Derek Carr was mic’d up when he suffered broken leg (Video)

    Larry Brown Sports "Derek Carr was wearing a microphone at the time he suffered a broken leg during last weekend’s game. And as the television broadcast showed, the Oakland Raiders quarterback knew right away just how serious the injury was. The moment Carr went down in the fourth quarter, he immediately began..." December 29

  • Derek Carr seems kind of upset with TMZ after undergoing surgery

    CBS Sports "Just hours after undergoing surgery in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Derek Carr headed to a Los Angeles hotel where he met up with his family and Raiders owner Mark Davis. During his dinner, Carr found out the first rule of being a celebrity in L.A.: If you're famous, TMZ will probably get a picture..." December 28

  • Derek Carr considered an ‘extreme long shot’ to play in Super Bowl

    Sportsnaut "Should the Oakland Raiders make it to the Super Bowl without team MVP Derek Carr under center, it looks like he won’t be able to return for the big game. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Carr is considered an “extreme long shot” to play in the Super Bowl should the Raiders make it that..." December 28

  • Derek Carr possibly could be ready for the Super Bowl

    ESPN "Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr underwent surgery to repair his broken right leg on Tuesday, writing in a Twitter post that the operation "couldn't have gone better." Carr's mother, Sheryl Joyner-Carr, also wrote on her Facebook page that her son was out of surgery in Los Angeles and is..." December 28

  • Surgeon: Don’t count Derek Carr out if Raiders make Super Bowl

    Sportsnaut "Raider Nation was dealt a disastrous blow late in their win over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. MVP candidate Derek Carr went down with a seemingly serious injury, indicating that he broke something in his lower-body after going down in a heap (more on that here). The injury itself caused..." December 27

  • Carr to undergo surgery on broken fibula; out 6-8 weeks

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Raiders QB Derek Carr is expected to undergo surgery for a fractured fibula on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Schefter adds that Carr’s recovery timetable will end up being 6-8 weeks, which keeps him out of returning during the playoffs. Oakland has already..." December 26

  • How Trent Cole found out he broke Derek Carr's leg

    USA Today "He doesn’t know. That’s what I’m thinking as Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Trent Cole is talking quietly, respectfully, hopefully about Oakland quarterback Derek Carr. The game has just ended, this 33-25 loss Saturday to the Raiders that finished off the Colts’ faint postseason hopes...." December 26

  • Carr says he'll 'bounce back' from broken fibula

    San Jose Mercury News "The Raiders’ happy holiday came crashing down in a heartbeat. Quarterback and MVP candidate Derek Carr broke his right fibula and the Raiders’ 33-25 win over the Indianapolis Colts suddenly became secondary. “It obviously is a blow,” a solemn Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said. “We’ll rally..." December 25

  • Derek Carr suffers broken leg, likely to miss rest of season

    Fox Sports "The Oakland Raiders’ dream season suffered a nightmare scenario Saturday against the Colts. Quarterback Derek Carr was helped off the field in obvious pain after suffering what later was revealed to be a broken fibula in his right leg in the fourth quarter of the Raiders’ 33-25 win. Raiders..." December 24

  • Raiders’ Derek Carr connects with Johnny Manziel after offer to help

    Gridiron Now "If Johnny Manziel ever plays in the NFL again, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr could be a big reason why. Days after telling MMQB.com that he wanted to help the former Texas A&M star, Carr said Wednesday he has since chatted with Manziel on the phone. “It’s been good; he obviously..." December 15

  • Derek Carr says he hopes Johnny Manziel gets another chance

    ESPN "Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is in his third NFL season and playing for a 10-3 team after being picked in the second round of the 2014 draft, 36th overall. Johnny Manziel is a free agent who hasn't signed with a team since the Cleveland Browns released him in March, and he served a..." December 12

  • Carr takes responsibility for poor Raiders passing game, 'We played awful'

    CSN Bay Area "Derek Carr has made 44 starts as Raiders quarterback. They all haven’t been pretty. Most of them have, but the 25-year has hit a few bumps during what is generally considered a sterling start to his career. He threw some costly interceptions in 2015, and was learning on the job as a rookie...." December 09

  • Raiders Expected To Focus On Long-Term For Derek Carr Before Addressing Khalil Mack

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Raiders are expected to focus on signing QB Derek Carr to a long-term extension before turning their attention to a new contract for OLB Khalil Mack. Florio mentions that the Raiders have the..." December 08

  • Carr calls finger injury 'some of the most pain I've felt in my life'

    Fox Sports "Derek Carr has had better statistical performances this season, but the Oakland Raiders quarterback arguably hasn’t shown as much heart as he did in Sunday’s comeback win over the Panthers. Carr suffered a gruesome finger injury while taking a snap, apparently suffering a dislocated pinkie..." November 28

  • Derek Carr leaves field with apparent hand injury

    NFL.com "Derek Carr has left the field with an apparent right hand injury early in the third quarter of the Raiders' game against the Panthers. Quarterback Matt McGloin replaced Carr in the third quarter." November 27

  • Derek Carr for MVP? Raiders QB builds case but shares credit

    USA Today "Derek Carr’s teammate Khalil Mack has no doubt. “MVP,” Mack said as the Oakland Raiders prepared to leave Mexico. “That dude? MVP.” The defensive end was serious enough about his quarterback’s credentials as one of the front-runners in the race to be named the NFL’s top player this season..." November 22

  • Carr: Texans didn't talk to me once before draft

    Houston Chronicle "The NFL draft process and the prospects of joining his older brother as a Texans quarterback never gave Derek Carr any anticipation that would become a reality. When the Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl quarterback was available three years ago in the second round, the Texans passed on him at 33rd..." November 18

  • Bill O'Brien on Xavier Su'a-Filo vs. Derek Carr: 'We're happy with who we chose'

    Houston Chronicle "When the Texans were on the clock three years ago during the NFL draft, they opted for UCLA offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo instead of Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr. Since that day, Carr has emerged as a Pro Bowl selection as one of the top quarterbacks in the game. He's thrown for 17..." November 17

  • Bill O’Brien on passing up on Derek Carr: ‘We’re happy with who we chose’

    Yardbarker "Football coaches are notorious for what’s known as “coach speak,” and Houston Texans head man Bill O’Brien knows a thing or two about that. He may have a case of buyer’s remorse in regard to his choices in the 2014 NFL Draft — a draft that saw him pass up on the quarterback who very well may burn..." November 16

  • Raiders prioritizing new deal for QB Derek Carr after this seaon

    ESPN "As the talk of a possible Most Valuable Player award builds for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, so do the expectations that a new blockbuster deal is right on the horizon for him. The Raiders are prioritizing a new deal for Carr after this season, the first time he'll be able to sign an..." November 06

  • Derek Carr is the NFL MVP at season’s midway point

    Sportsnaut "This is not a test. The Oakland Raiders have a legitimate MVP contender. He plays quarterback. He’s been absolutely dominating through the first two-and-half years of his NFL career. His name is Derek Carr. And we are here to explain why the Fresno State product should be considered the..." November 02

  • Marcus Peters takes shot at Derek Carr’s arm strength

    Sportsnaut "Marcus Peters is steadily developing into one of the NFL’s best players at the cornerback position, and he isn’t shying away from the microphone while doing so. Following the Chief’s 26-10 win over the Oakland Raiders on a rain-soaked field, a game in which Marcus Peters picked off Oakland star..." October 17

  • Is Derek Carr the chosen one for the Raiders?

    The Comeback "The Chose One has been thrown around a lot, from Star Wars to Harry Potter to the Oakland Raiders. Wait what? Yes, there may be a “Chosen One” in Oakland to save the franchise from continued misery. The Oakland Raiders last made the NFL playoffs in 2002 when they lost to the Tampa Bay..." October 03

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