On Pro Football Now, Super Bowl champion Amani Toomer, Sports Illustrated senior writer Don Banks, and NFL writer Andrew Perloff discuss Derek Carr being picked as the Raiders starting quarterback and what it means for Oakland this season

 

 

Derek Carr

Rookie QB Derek Carr (Round 2, No. 36 overall) was named the starter by head coach Dennis Allen on Labor Day following a standout performance during training camp and the preseason.

Carr passed for 326 yards and four touchdowns, tied for the second most in the AFC, this preseason. As a senior at Fresno State in 2013, he led the NCAA in total offense (5,199), passing yards (5,082) & passing touchdowns (50).

His brother David was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2002 NFL Draft and played 11 seasons with the Texans, Panthers, Giants and 49ers.

 

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