RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carr will give Marshawn Lynch the damn ball at the 1

In a little jab to the Seahawks’ fateful decision not to punch it in at the 1-yard line at the end of their Super Bowl loss to the Patriots, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is making his decision right here and now, should that specific situation arise. “My No. 1 goal is to make sure that I give everything I have to this organization,” Carr said. “So there’s no pressure...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Carr left some money on the table for other signings

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, in signing his lucrative deal with this week, could have very well squeezed a good amount more from the team, but continued a leadership role by considering his teammates – future and present. “The main thing that I could just remember was all along the way, I was like, ‘How do we keep my teammates?’” Carr said Friday, via the team’s...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr: I’ll give it to Marshawn on the 1-yard line, not throw it

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has brought up a painful memory for Seahawks fans. After signing his new contract on Friday, Carr said that he doesn’t think his status as the NFL’s highest-paid player forces him to try to win games himself. Instead, Carr said, he’ll be happy to hand off to Marshawn Lynch for a…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

Derek Carr asked what he’ll buy with new contract and offers surprising answer

Derek Carr just finished a great season and followed it up by becoming the highest paid player in NFL history. As a young quarterback negotiating with a team with cap space, resulted in a monstrous five year, $125 million deal. Carr, 26, threw for 28 touchdowns in 15 games last season, leading the Raiders to the playoffs.When recently asked what he’d spend all of that money on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quotes from Derek Carr’s press conference

Quotes from Derek Carr’s first press conference following his five-year, $125 million record setting contract extension. Following an eventful offseason thus far, Oakland Raiders fans have another thing to be smiling about. Derek Carr announced on Thursday that he had signed new contract extension, which turned out to be for five years a d a record […] Quotes from Derek Carr’s...
Via Just Blog Baby
14 hours ago

Derek Carr trolls Seahawks with funny Marshawn Lynch zinger

Derek Carr couldn’t help but take a shot about the Seahawks and their Super Bowl XLIX failure.Carr, who just became the highest-paid player in the NFL after receiving a $125 million contract, will now have the benefit of having Marshawn Lynch behind him in the backfield. And he seems pretty happy about it.The Raiders quarterback spoke to reporters on Friday, and made sure to point...
Via The Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Oakland Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr Talks Contract Extension

Here are some of the best snippets from Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's press conference.
Via Raiders.com
17 hours ago

What They Are Saying: Social Reactions To Oakland Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr's Extension

Following the news that Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had signed his extension, teammates and players from around the league took to social media to congratulate him.
Via Raiders.com
19 hours ago

This will be Derek Carr’s first splurge with his $125 million contract

The Oakland Raiders just made quarterback Derek Carr the richest player in the league. So, what is Carr going to do with all of his newfound riches? Well, $125 million is going to buy multiple truck loads of “Chick-fil-A.” He could probably feed a whole country chicken sandwiches for life with this kind of dough. Carr officially signed his extension with the Raiders on Friday...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three easiest games on the Raiders 2017 schedule

The three easiest games on the Oakland Raiders 2017 schedule. The degree of difficulty of the Oakland Raiders 2017 schedule has increased drastically compared to last season, so identifying three “gimmes” this year is not an easy task. The Raiders will be challenged week in and week out with teams who have improved their rosters […] Three easiest games on the Raiders 2017 schedule...
Via Just Blog Baby
22 hours ago

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback with the Raiders before Carr’s self-imposed training camp deadline. Carr was open about how much he wanted to spend his entire career with the organization and after a decade searching for a franchise quarterback...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

The $125 million dollar man: Why Derek Carr deserves it

Why Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr deserves every dollar of his record-setting $125M contract extension. After a heartbreaking season that saw an injury derail the Oakland Raiders hopes of a Super Bowl title, MVP-Finalist Derek Carr became the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback on June 22, via a five-year, $125 million extension. This deal comes prematurely in […] The $125...
Via Just Blog Baby
1 day ago

Twitter reacts to Derek Carr’s record contract

The Oakland Raiders just made quarterback Derek Carr the richest player in the NFL. He was largely deserving of a huge raise to boost the less than $1 million he was previously slated to earn in 2017. The five-year, $125 million contract extension Carr just inked takes care of him being one of the most grossly underpaid quarterbacks in the league. His gigantic salary will now set...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders make Derek Carr highest-paid player in NFL history (for now)

As of June 22, 2017, The NFL has a new highest-paid player in league history. His name is Derek Carr.According to multiple reports surfacing on Twitter from multiple NFL reporters, the Oakland Raiders have inked their franchise quarterback coming off an MVP-caliber season to a new five-year contract valued at $125 million. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, that makes...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr signs five-year extension with Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have signed Derek Carr to a contract extension that will reportedly make him the highest-paid player in NFL history.Carr announced the new contract himself on Twitter, and NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported that the deal is worth $125 million over five years. Carr’s brother David seemingly confirmed the details of the extension with a tweet of his own: The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Carr, Raiders closing in on record deal

The Oakland Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr are reportedly close to a deal that could pay the quarterback a record $25 million per season.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the deal, which may make Carr the highest-paid quarterback in NFL history, should be finalized by the weekend. Carr had made clear he wanted an extension done by training camp, and he looks set to get his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The state of Oakland Raider fanhood

Despite anyone’s feelings on the Raiders, we can all agree that the team has one of the most distinct identities in all of sports. Starting with Al Davis’ vision in 1960, the Silver & Black have always carried a reputation for toughness, physical football, a love for game-breaking speed and a home where misfits thrive and become champions. All this plays into “Raider Mystique”...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders seem to have major plans for Cordarrelle Patterson

The Oakland Raiders seem more than happy to take on the challenge known as Cordarrelle Patterson.Patterson didn’t live up to expectations over four years with the Minnesota Vikings after being selected in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Raiders, though, feel they might have what it takes to unlock his potential.This much is clear when looking at comments made by offensive...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL’s top jersey-seller in May was Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch

Even though he may not have played in a regular-season game with his new team yet, fans appear to be flocking to buy Marshawn Lynch’s jersey. Lynch is set to wear the historic No. 24 — previously worn by Charles Woodson — for his hometown team, and appears to be pretty excited about it. Fans seem to be pretty excited about watching him operate in the backfield, too, as Lynch...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Could Bruce Irvin be a Pro Bowler this year?

Recently, NFL.com released an article that talked about players who could be first-time Pro Bowlers in this upcoming season. Marc Sessler explains that, for the Oakland Raiders, it seems the most likely candidate is none other than Bruce Irvin. This, at first glance, seems a bit odd. After all, most fans would probably assume that Irvin has been to at least one Pro Bowl before. This...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders hoping for a big year out of Jihad Ward?

The Oakland Raiders selected Jihad Ward with their second round pick in last years draft. The scouting report on Ward was that he had huge upside, but he was extremely raw and would need to be coached up in order to reach his potential. Looking at the tape from last season, it is obvious that Ward had his fair share of growing pains in his rookie year. Ward is a huge player, standing...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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