Was Monday one bad game, or another example of Derek Carr’s continuing regression? When the Oakland Raiders awarded Derek Carr with a $25 million per year contract extension in June 2017, it was the richest in the league and a worthwhile investment in a passer who had ascended to the elite tier of NFL quarterbacks.
Carr threw 28 touchdowns with just six interceptions in 2016 and led the Raiders to a 12-3 record before a broken leg in Week 16 ended his season. It was a disappointing end to an...
Facing a fearsome pass rush from the Rams, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr looked unsure at times in the second half.
The finger-pointing is already starting in Oakland. After watching the film from Monday’s 33-13 loss to the Rams, in which Derek Carr threw three interceptions, head coach Jon Gruden had some suggestions for his quarterback. “[Wide receiver Amari] Cooper was open deep, he was open a couple times. For whatever reason, we didn’t go there,”...