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Derek Carr gave stranded motorist a ride to gas station

It may be the slowest part of the offseason for NFL players, but Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr apparently takes no days off when it comes to helping in the community.Earlier in the week, Carr was driving in Dublin, Calif., when he spotted a man on the road whose car had run out of gas. The stranded motorist, local music producer Ron Reeser, was getting ready to walk to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr involved in recruitment of Jared Cook

Derek Carr is doing his part to help the Oakland Raiders improve.Carr has been involved in the Raiders’ recruitment of free agents, including their pursuit of tight end Jared Cook. Carr was also instrumental in the recruitment of Cordarrelle Patterson, who signed with the team on Monday night. Carr is acting like a true franchise player and team leader by being active in free agency...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr is about to have a much bigger say in Raiders’ offense

Most Oakland Raiders fans would agree upstart quarterback Derek Carr played some of his best ball while calling the shots out of a no-huddle offense.Carr is about to call the shots more than usual in 2017.New offensive coordinator Todd Downing isn’t afraid to give Carr more control of the attack, according to ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez:“There’s been a lot made about his command...
Via The Sports Daily
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Carr defends himself after being accused of promoting child labor

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr tweeted what he thought was an inspirational message this week, but he was later forced to elaborate after the social media police jumped all over him.After a news story about a 7-year-old who saved $10,000 for college by recycling cans went viral on Thursday, Carr sent the following tweet: The young boy, Ryan Hickman, became hooked on recycling...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Carr trolled by Raiders teammate for resembling evil ‘Toy Story’ kid

Derek Carr obviously played a pivotal role in the Oakland Raiders’ return to relevancy this past season before a broken fibula halted a postseason run before it started. But that doesn’t mean his teammates aren’t open to trolling their superstar quarterback with a fantastic social media smackdown.Raiders offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele took to Twitter Tuesday night to point...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Raiders ready to get contract extension done with Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders could have franchise quarterback Derek Carr signed to a new contract by the end of this offseason.General manager Reggie McKenzie has already confirmed that extensions for Carr and pass-rusher Khalil Mack are top priorities for the Raiders, although Carr’s new deal is a little more time sensitive.“The good thing is we do have time, but I’m not the type to...
Via The Sports Daily
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Carr wishes he went down easier on play he broke his leg

If only Derek Carr had a time machine, the Oakland Raiders quarterback feels there is something he could have done differently in order to ensure he’d be with his teammates for the playoff run — go down easier. During his weekly radio show on 95.7 The Game this week, Carr spoke about how difficult it was to watch his team lose to the Denver Broncos in Week 17. It will be even...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Carr out 6-8 weeks after surgery on Tuesday

Derek Carr won’t be available to the Oakland Raiders the rest of the way this season and well into the postseason after he broke his fibula on Saturday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the quarterback is undergoing surgery on Tuesday in Los Angeles and will likely be out the next six to eight weeks. Raiders QB Derek Carr expected to undergo surgery on fractured fibula Tuesday...
Via Sportsnaut
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Stat shows how brutal Derek Carr's injury is for Raiders

There’s never a good time for your franchise quarterback to get hurt. But Derek Carr’s injury may have come at the worst possible moment. Christmas Eve turned into a nightmare for Oakland Raiders fans Saturday when Carr suffered a broken fibula that will sideline him indefinitely. Carr is a legitimate MVP candidate who’s been a huge part of the Raiders’ success this season...
December 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Carr pass hit SpiderCam wire and cost Raiders a TD?

The Kansas City Chiefs picked up a huge AFC West win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football this week. But there’s one play from the fourth quarter of the 21-13 victory that is drawing some extra scrutiny this morning in the aftermath of the game. Could the game have been changed because of a Derek Carr pass hitting one of the wires for the SpiderCam that hangs over...
Via Awful Announcing
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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