Derek Carr RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Carr takes subtle shot at Jon Gruden with lavish Josh McDaniels praise

    Clutch Points "Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr can’t stop fawning over new head coach Josh McDaniels. In an interview with Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston, Carr opened up about the “genius” of McDaniels. Given the controversial second Raiders tenure of Jon..." June 30

  • Derek Carr reacts to Colin Kaepernick working out with Raiders

    Clutch Points "Like many other teams throughout the league, the Las Vegas Raiders began mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. The roster is looking pretty different this year, as a result of recent signings, trades, and draft acquisitions. However, one player not officially added to the roster is..." June 07

  • Derek Carr and Davante Adams had been trying to get Adams to Raiders for five years

    Pro Football Talk "The brother of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr presumably knows a thing or two about the dynamics in Las Vegas. So when David Carr says something about the Raiders, it makes sense to listen. Appearing on Wednesday’s edition of The Rich Eisen Show, David Carr said..." June 02

  • Josh McDaniels on Colin Kaepernick workout: Derek Carr knows Las Vegas Raiders are his team

    ESPN "Las Vegas Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels said Thursday he didn't feel the need to give quarterback Derek Carr a heads-up that the team was taking a look at Colin Kaepernick. McDaniels, speaking after a Raiders organized team activity, otherwise revealed..." May 26

  • Derek Carr’s future with the Las Vegas Raiders: Shining light or falling star

    Sportsnaut "Is Derek Carr the Las Vegas Raiders franchise quarterback? It’s a question that’s been asked in both Northern California and Sin City since he entered the league back in 2014. Is Carr a difference-maker? Is he a mere game manager that can’t up the..." May 16

  • Raiders' Derek Carr on Darren Waller, Packers Trade Rumors: 'Lol No Chance'

    Bleacher Report "The Green Bay Packers are reportedly interested in acquiring veteran tight end Darren Waller from the Las Vegas Raiders, but Derek Carr isn't going to let it happen.  The Raiders quarterback tweeted that the Packers have "no chance" of acquiring..." April 26

  • Derek Carr Extension Is Right Move for All-In Raiders

    Bleacher Report "Las Vegas Raiders general manager Dave Ziegler didn't take over the team to watch the Kansas City Chiefs win more AFC West division titles. Within four months, he's implemented an all-in approach, which has led him to check another box on the team's offseason agenda:..." April 14

  • Derek Carr: It's 'ridiculous' to question if I can win in playoffs

    The Score "Derek Carr will lead the Las Vegas Raiders for the foreseeable future after inking a multi-year extension Wednesday, and the quarterback has no doubt he's capable of finally delivering postseason success. "The question of, 'Can I win a playoff..." April 14

  • Projecting Lamar Jackson, Kyler Murray New Contracts After Derek Carr's Raiders Deal

    Bleacher Report "The quarterback market continues to rise in the wake of Derek Carr's new deal from the Las Vegas Raiders on Wednesday.  Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Carr agreed to a three-year, $121.5 million extension that keeps him with the Raiders through the 2025..." April 13

  • Derek Carr’s extension creates a 3-year window to deliver the Raiders a Super Bowl

    The Athletic "When Derek Carr showed up to the Raiders facility before the sun came up on Monday morning, that was a good sign. It’s not like the Raiders quarterback was ever going to hold out during contract talks. He is just too nice — to bring back a criticism, yes..." April 13

  • Derek Carr: Throwing to Davante Adams again is like riding a bike

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders shook up the AFC West when they traded for receiver Davante Adams and gave him a lucrative contract. But that decision to bring in Adams also allowed the receiver to realize a long-establish dream with his college quarterback. Las Vegas..." April 13

  • Las Vegas Raiders sign QB Derek Carr to three-year extension worth $121.5 million

    USA Today "The Raiders have locked in their starting quarterback for the foreseeable future. After a few years of speculation that he could be on the trade block, Derek Carr will now be with the team until at least 2025. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Raiders have agreed to a..." April 13

  • Josh McDaniels hopes Raiders, Derek Carr find a “sweet spot” in extension talks

    The Athletic "The Raiders are "trying to build around" quarterback Derek Carr, coach Josh McDaniels said Monday at the league meetings in Palm Beach, Fla., and he hopes the two sides will find a "sweet spot" in talks on a contract extension. "Derek’s going to have to..." March 28

  • Raiders ‘Must Consider’ Signing Andy Dalton As Derek Carr's Backup

    Heavy "With the Las Vegas Raiders upgrading their roster this offseason and the Kansas City Chiefs trading away Tyreek Hill, the window for the silver and black to win the division could finally be opening. It won’t be easy as the AFC West is easily the toughest division in the..." March 24

  • Derek Carr, Davante Adams pre-trade discussions most likely weren’t tampering

    Pro Football Talk "The comments made by Raiders receiver Davante Adams regarding his communications with Raiders quarterback Derek Carr before the trade that sent Adams to Las Vegas from Green Bay caused some to wonder whether Carr may have engaged in tampering. He..." March 24

  • Raiders open extension talks with QB Derek Carr after landing Davante Adams in trade

    CBS Sports "The Las Vegas Raiders appear ready to commit to Derek Carr for the foreseeable future.  According to a report from The Athletic's Vic Tafur, the Raiders have opened extension talks with their starting quarterback. After the..." March 19

  • Derek Carr, Davante Adams Are Enough for Raiders to Push for Super Bowl

    Bleacher Report "The Las Vegas Raiders joined the AFC West battle of riches with a blockbuster trade that will reunite former Fresno State teammates Derek Carr and Davante Adams. Though we shouldn't get ahead of ourselves with playoff predictions after ESPN's Adam Schefter broke..." March 18

  • Trade for Davante Adams means Raiders are all in with Derek Carr

    Pro Football Talk "By giving up a first- and second-round pick and a mammoth contract for receiver Davante Adams, the Raiders are making it clear that another member of the team will soon be making a lot more money, too. By acquiring Adams, the Raiders are sending a strong signal that they will be..." March 18

  • Multiple teams have called Raiders about Derek Carr

    Pro Football Talk "More teams are searching for a franchise quarterback than there are franchise quarterbacks. That’s why the Commanders have spoken to every team that might have one available. It’s also why “multiple teams” have expressed interest in Derek Carr,..." March 04

  • What the Lack of Derek Carr Extension Talks Means for the Raiders

    Sports Casting "The Las Vegas Raiders are coming off a rollercoaster ride of a season. Between players being arrested and head coaches being fired, the Raiders were hit with controversy at every turn in 2021. However, despite the several hiccups that occurred, Derek Carr was somehow able to..." March 03

  • Raiders have had no new extension talks with Derek Carr

    Pro Football Talk "Derek Carr will play for his sixth head coach next season in his ninth season with the Raiders, including interim coaches. He will play for his fourth offensive coordinator. Will it be Carr’s last season with the Raiders? Carr is entering the final year of the..." March 03

  • Josh McDaniels: Derek Carr To Remain Raiders’ Starter

    Pro Football Rumors "Josh McDaniels‘ first try as a head coach involved an early feud with the team’s starting quarterback and a seismic trade occurring soon after. It does not appear the new Raiders HC has his sights set on a quarterback change to start his second HC go-round. When asked by..." March 02

  • Derek Carr sounds off on taking next step with Raiders coach Josh McDaniels

    Clutch Points "Say what you will about the Derek Carr from a football perspective, but the man is the heart and soul of the Las Vegas Raiders team. With new decision-makers entering the fold in head coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler, the Raiders QB is fully embracing..." February 26

  • Which road do Raiders take with Derek Carr? The QB's own words may portend a path

    ESPN "When it comes to the Las Vegas Raiders' new regime of coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler and the future of franchise quarterback Derek Carr, a fork in the road has appeared. More succinctly, three distinct paths. So which one do they take?..." February 25

  • Bold Trade Scenario Has Steelers Acquiring Derek Carr

    Heavy "Trade rumors continue to swirl around Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, in spite of a recent report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network indicating that the Raiders “are prepared to discuss a contract extension that would keep him in Las Vegas for the forseeable..." February 21

  • Proposed Trade Sends Derek Carr to Washington for Massive Return

    Heavy "Rumors surrounding a contract extension for Derek Carr are starting to heat up. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport has reported the Las Vegas Raiders are planning to keep the quarterback going forward. While signs are pointing that Carr is sticking around for the..." February 19

  • Las Vegas Raiders Reportedly Prepared To Offer Massive Extension To Derek Carr

    Total Pro Sports "According to Ian Rapoport, the Raiders seem to be dead set on committing with Derek Carr as the starting quarterback and will begin talks on an extension following the hiring of Josh McDaniels as head coach and Dave Ziegler as general manager. Rapoport adds Carr has earned a near-top..." February 16

  • Las Vegas Raiders’ Derek Carr seeking $35 million annually on contract extension

    Sportsnaut "The Las Vegas Raiders’ brass has made it clear that Derek Carr will remain the face of the franchise moving forward. Since being hired, head coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler have thrown their support behind the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback. Most..." February 15

  • Derek Carr’s Future In Vegas Secure

    Pro Football Rumors "Quarterback Derek Carr‘s future with the Raiders has been hot and cold for quite a while now, but, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the new leadership in Las Vegas is prepared to show their commitment to the eighth-year veteran with a contract..." February 13

  • Derek Carr’s Brother Leaks QB’s Feelings On Raiders Hiring Josh McDaniels As Head Coach

    Total Pro Sports "It felt like every offseason there would be talk of Josh McDaniels being head coach of a team, but he would always stay put in New England. After the fiasco with the Colts a few years ago, he finally packed his things and signe don to be the head coach of the Las Vegas..." February 11

  • Raiders Insider Has “Serious Doubts” about Long-Term Deal for Derek Carr

    Raiders Beat "Deal or no deal? That’s the question surrounding Derek Carr as the Raiders enter their first offseason under new head coach Josh McDaniels. " February 09

  • Rumored Blockbuster Trade Could See Packers Swap Aaron Rodgers For Derek Carr

    Total Pro Sports "Aaron Rodgers is coming off a likely NFL MVP season in which he completed 68.9 percent of his passes for 37 touchdowns against four interceptions. However, for the second straight offseason, it remains a mystery as to where Rodgers will be playing professional football with Green..." February 04

  • Four Ideal Landing Spots For Derek Carr if Raiders Decide to Trade Him

    Clutch Points "Coming off a highly controversial season that was filled with a series of personnel and culture changes, Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders were able to turn things around in the second half of the campaign and make their first NFL Playoffs appearance since 2016. However, they fell..." February 03

  • Mark Davis Takes Slight Jab at Raiders QB’s Family

    Heavy "It’s a new era of Las Vegas Raiders football with the recent hire of Josh McDaniels as head coach and Dave Ziegler as general manager. The big question looming over the franchise is what will happen with quarterback Derek Carr. He’s entering a contract year..." February 01

  • New Raiders coach, GM take wait-and-see approach to Derek Carr

    Las Vegas Review Journal "As is always the case with the Raiders, the subject of Derek Carr didn’t take long to come up during the introductory press conferences for new head coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler on Monday. The two new decision-makers, who the Raiders pried away from the..." February 01

  • Derek Carr’s Brother Put Raiders on Notice About His Future With The Team

    Total Pro Sports "Derek Carr is under contract for the 2022 season, but there has been talk over the past few months that this may be his final year with the team. During a recent appearance on The Herd, David Carr shared his thoughts on the Las Vegas Raiders quarterback’s future with the..." January 29

  • Derek Carr’s future with the Las Vegas Raiders about to clear up a lot

    Sportsnaut "It seems like Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has been a lame duck heading into each of the past several offseasons. Despite putting up some pretty darn good numbers, the 30-year-old Carr has a reputation for being nothing more than an average starter in today’s..." January 28

  • Potential Destinations If The Raiders Trade Derek Carr "Why would the Las Vegas Raiders move on from Derek Carr? The quarterback spent this season tugging the team to an improbable playoff appearance amid waves of organizational turmoil and tragedy. Carr morphed into the beating heart of the franchise while producing..." January 20

  • Derek Carr's Future With Raiders Likely Tied to Head Coach Hire "When the Raiders take the field Saturday against the Bengals, Rich Bisaccia will lead them out there. The interim coach took over a team in turmoil following Jon Gruden's resignation and led them to the playoffs. Yet, if they lose, uncertainty..." January 15

  • Pacman Jones Thinks Derek Carr Could ‘Tap Out’ in Playoff Game

    Larry Brown Sports "A prominent former Cincinnati Bengals player may have given Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr some bulletin board material ahead of Saturday’s AFC Wild Card game. Former Bengals cornerback Pacman Jones made an appearance on the “D&H Sports”..." January 14

  • Derek Carr Reveals Key Message He Received From Aaron Rodgers Prior to Chargers Game

    Total Pro Sports "With the score tied and a little less than one minute remaining in overtime, a nightmare scenario emerged for the NFL. With the loss by the Indianapolis Colts and victory by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their respective regular season finales, the Chargers and Las Vegas Raiders could both enter..." January 13

  • Derek Carr is letting it all go — hair included — as he makes his long-awaited playoff debut

    The Athletic "What went through Derek Carr’s mind when Daniel Carlson’s kick rocketed through the uprights Sunday night, sending the Raiders to the playoffs? Was it the moment he broke his leg in 2016, robbing him of what would have been his first playoff appearance..." January 13

  • Shannon Sharpe Puts Joey Bosa on Blast for Derek Carr Criticism

    Heavy "For much of the season, the Los Angeles Chargers looked like one of the most dynamic teams in the NFL. They were the first team to beat the 3-0 Las Vegas Raiders and almost swept the Kansas City Chiefs. All they had to do was beat the Raiders a second time to get into the..." January 12

  • Derek Carr Says Chargers’ OT Timeout ‘Definitely’ Changed Raiders’ Mindset

    SI "For a few fleeting moments, it seemed like Tiemageddon was about to happen. The Raiders and Chargers battled through the most chaotic final minutes of regulation to get to overtime all square, 29–29. The stakes were simple: the winner of this game advanced to the playoffs, while..." January 10