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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:58:31 -0700
The Oakland Raiders would prefer that QB Derek Carr does not play in 2014 and is allowed to learn from the sidelines while QB Matt Schaub starts every game.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:35:35 -0700
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QB Derek Carr will enter training camp as the No. 2 quarterback.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 06:12:16 -0700
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said QB Derek Carr has made significant improvement in his brief time with the team. Offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Carr is a lot better than they thought he would be.
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 14:23:34 -0700
There is an internal belief that Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr could push QB Matt Schaub to start. He has already proven to the staff he won't need to sit on the sidelines in the 2014 season.
Fantasy Tip: Both players are worthy of QB2 spots, but Carr's upside could make him worthy of a QB1 slot for bye weeks at some point.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:37:14 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr made several nice passes into tight windows during red-zone drills Monday, June 2. Carr also misfired on a couple passes, including one that sailed directly off the hands of CB Taiwan Jones in the back of the end zone.
Fantasy Tip: Carr is best left on the waiver wire until he supplants Matt Schaub as the Raiders No. 1 quarterback, which might not happen in 2014. If it does, expect shaky fantasy production.
Wed, 28 May 2014 14:18:55 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr had trouble handling snaps in his first practice with the team. After fumbling his first snap from behind center, Carr had issues with two more exchanges. At Fresno State, Carr rarely took snaps from under center and usually lined up out of the shotgun formation.
Wed, 21 May 2014 13:54:30 -0700
Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr agreed to a four-year contract worth $5,371,802.
Wed, 21 May 2014 13:48:19 -0700
The Oakland Raiders signed QB Derek Carr Wednesday, May 21. Per NFL rules, the contract is four-years in length. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 12 May 2014 05:13:22 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is expected to sit behind QB Matt Schaub and learn from the sidelines in 2014. However, that isn't set in stone.
Fri, 09 May 2014 16:28:28 -0700
The Oakland Raiders selected Fresno State QB Derek Carr with the 36th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Tip: Carr should be a very capable NFL quarterback, but there's a good chance he won't start immediately after Oakland traded for Matt Schaub in the offseason.
Fri, 09 May 2014 12:32:28 -0700
The Oakland Raiders will consider Fresco State QB Derek Carr with their second-round pick in the NFL Draft if he is still available.
Fri, 09 May 2014 06:36:44 -0700
The Houston Texans could select Fresno State QB Derek Carr with the first pick in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Thu, 08 May 2014 15:34:44 -0700
The Oakland Raiders could be targeting Fresno State QB Derek Carr in the first round of this year's draft. However, taking him at No. 5 overall is a bit of a stretch, but the Raiders could look to trade back form that spot and target him in the middle of the first round.
Thu, 08 May 2014 10:43:10 -0700
The New York Jets are doing a lot of groundwork for quarterbacks that could land in the first round or early in the second round. Two names to watch are Fresno State QB Derek Carr and Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo.
Wed, 07 May 2014 18:02:33 -0700
If the Oakland Raiders are able to trade down from the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, they might target Fresno State QB Derek Carr, who would give them a long-term option and bring a lot of local interest since he played his college ball nearby for the Bulldogs.
Wed, 07 May 2014 09:03:24 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are believed to be high on Fresno State QB Derek Carr, Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo and Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage.
Mon, 05 May 2014 23:40:08 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals are interested in QB Derek Carr, but sources wonder if it is wise to invest in a bench quarterback when the team is close to contention for a Super Bowl.
Thu, 01 May 2014 18:07:34 -0700
Free-agent QB David Carr (Giants) said the Cleveland Browns are one of the teams that have talked to him about the possibility of signing him to be a backup if they select this brother, Fresno State QB Derek Carr, during the 2014 NFL Draft.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:44:05 -0700
Fresno State QB Derek Carr is set to visit with the Cleveland Browns Thursday, April 24. Carr recently worked out for the Browns at his school.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:51:21 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals are showing interest in Fresno State QB Derek Carr and Alabama QB A.J. McCarron leading up to the 2014 NFL draft.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:22:35 -0700
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said he believes there is a good chance that he will be selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft based on what coaches and general managers have told him.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:32:54 -0700
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said he's "absolutely" the best quarterback available in this year's draft class. He is seen as a potential first-round pick next month.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:49:31 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will visit with Fresno State QB Derek Carr Wednesday, April 16.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:43:37 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars will visit with Fresno State QB Derek Carr Wednesday, April 8.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:08:37 -0700
The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to meet with Fresno State QB Derek Carr Wednesday, April 2.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:52:48 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Fresno State QB Derek Carr Monday, March 31.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:54:40 -0700
The Cleveland Browns will conduct a private workout with Fresno State QB Derek Carr before the 2014 NFL Draft. General manager Ray Farmer, head coach Mike Pettine, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains will attend the workout.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:43:45 -0700
Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Fresno State QB Derek Carr is the "best natural thrower in the draft."
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:54:29 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have strong interest in Fresno State QB Derek Carr but likely would not take him with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Raiders could consider trading down in the first round and then selecting Carr.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:50:39 -0700
Fresno State QB Derek Carr (illness) fought through an illness and completed 56 of 63 passes during his pro day Thursday, March 20. At least 23 teams were on hand to scout Carr. Among those attending were Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and offensive coordinator Norv Turner, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen and Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch. Carr was scheduled to meet with the Vikings and Raiders following his workout. Scouts were not voicing concerns over Carr's arm strength after his throws.
"Obviously, he was very impressive today," said Turner, whose Vikings have the eighth overall pick. "He came out and showed he has a strong arm, very accurate, he made all the throws. He had a heck of a workout."
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:24:44 -0700
The New York Jets had several representatives present for Fresno State QB Derek Carr's Pro Day Thursday, March 20.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:56:26 -0700
Fresno State QB Derek Carr (illness) went to the hospital for treatment and intravenous fluids Wednesday, March 19, but will still participate in his Pro Day Thursday, March 20.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:07:22 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said some teams have talked with him about the possibility of drafting him and signing his brother, free-agent QB David Carr (Giants), as a mentor.
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:51:22 -0800
The Oakland Raiders liked Fresno State QB Derek Carr more than Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel coming out of the NFL Scouting Combine.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 06:24:24 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr will work with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan in advance of his pro day. He has also worked with Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:30:08 -0800
NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah said during a radio interview that the Cleveland Browns like Fresno State QB Derek Carr and want to take another player with the fourth overall pick while taking Carr with the 26th overall pick.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:35:39 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr took part in four drills at the NFL Scouting Combine, and he rated as a top performer in three of them. He posted an official time of 4.69 seconds in the 40-yard dash, a 34 1/2 inch vertical leap and 4.20 seconds in the 20-yard shuttle. Carr also posted a distance of 9-foot-2 in the broad jump.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:48:26 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said at the NFL Scouting Combine that he will out-prepare anyone and credits his family for helping him get to this point.
"I've been getting ready for this since I was 3. I've been trained by my dad and my brother. I've been watching NFL film since I was 12. I think, from a mental standpoint, just having David [Carr] is such an advantage, such a resource. He's done all this, of course social media wasn't around when he was doing this. But it's such an advantage to have him. And my preparation, I'm not 6-foot-6 and I'm not going to run a 4.3, but I will out-prepare anybody," Carr said.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 23:43:19 -0800
Although the Tennessee Titans front office supported QB Jake Locker, the team will likely bring in some competition for him in the offseason. Titans brass expect the top quarterbacks to be off the board by the 11th pick, but potential options to provide some younger competition for Locker that could be had after the first round include Derek Carr, Aaron Murray, Jimmy Garoppolo, and Zach Mettenberger. The Titans also have QB Ryan Fitzpatrick under contract and the team feels comfortable with him.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 06:53:16 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr ran the 40-yard dash in an unofficial time of 4.65 seconds during the NFL Scouting Combine.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:39:46 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said he would love to be drafted by the team, and would love to play for offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford. Carr used to play catch with Tedford as a kid.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:37:12 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said the team will consider drafting a quarterback at No. 7 overall in the first round of the NFL Draft. Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater, Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, Central Florida QB Blake Bortles and Fresno State QB Derek Carr could all be available at that spot. Smith said it's too early to tell if QB Mike Glennon is the answer long term at quarterback.
Fantasy Tip: Remember, the previous GM and head coach in Tampa were responsible for drafting Glennon. Smith and his new staff don't seem to be as upbeat on him. Keep that in mind if the Bucs draft another signal caller and Glennon struggles in his sophomore season.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:53:50 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr will not throw during the NFL Scouting Combine but will participate in other drills.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:25:02 -0800
Alabama QB A.J. McCarron and Fresno State QB Derek Carr are both still undecided if they will throw at their school's Pro Day, citing the timing with receivers as a deterrent.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:33:21 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said he is not sure if he will throw during the NFL Scouting Combine. He said he is training right now and will talk with his advisors before making a decision.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:12:01 -0800
UCF QB Blake Bortles, Clemson QB Tajh Boyd, Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater, Fresno State QB Derek Carr, San Jose State QB David Fales, Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo, Northern Illinois QB Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, LSU QB Zach Mettenberger, Miami (Fla.) QB Stephen Morris, Georgia QB Aaron Murray, Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage, South Carolina QB Connor Shaw, Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas, Ball State QB Keith Wenning, Cornell QB Jeff Mathews, North Carolina QB Bryn Renner and West Texas A&M QB Dustin Vaughan have been invited to participate at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine from Feb. 22-25.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:11:17 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said he was impressed with Clemson DE Dee Ford and Fresno State QB Derek Carr during Senior Bowl week.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:48:55 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr has been the standout quarterback so far during practice at the Senior Bowl, according to beat writer Tyler Dunne. He has reportedly looked more polished than any of the quarterbacks in this year's crop, or least year's group.
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:35:04 -0800
Fresno State QB Derek Carr said Monday, Dec. 20, that he could not imagine skipping the Senior Bowl, especially since his brother, QB David Carr, participated in the game in 2002 when he was the top overall pick in the NFL Draft. "I don't know how many brothers have gotten to play in the Senior Bowl, but what an opportunity," Carr said. "Everything that he's told me about how great everybody is here. It didn't matter if they had told me I was a lock to be No. 1, I'm coming. I want to be here just because they treated my brother so well." Carr is projected to be a first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.