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  Raiders | Derek Carr throws for two scores    Mon Dec 9, 12:20 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr went 25-of-34 for 253 yards and two touchdowns in Week 14 versus the Tennessee Titans. He also ran for 17 yards on two attempts.

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  Raiders | Less than stellar day for Derek Carr    Mon Dec 2, 12:19 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 20-of-30 passes for 222 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in Week 13 versus the Kansas City Chiefs. He also rushed three times for seven more yards.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr struggles in Kansas City     Sat Nov 30, 11:43 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr faces the Kansas City Chiefs on the road in Week 13, and he is 0-5 with three touchdowns, five interceptions and a QBR of 9.0 at Arrowhead Stadium in his career.

Footballguys view: Arrowhead is also forecast to be very windy in Week 13, so Carr might not be the most reliable QB2/Superflex or streamer.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr gets an early shower    Sun Nov 24, 04:18 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 15-of-27 passes for 127 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Week 12 against the New York Jets, and he was pulled late with the game out of hand.

Footballguys view: Carr was terrible along with the rest of the Raiders team in this one. His value as a streamer or QB2/Superflex or DFS play is in question going into what looked like a good matchup against Kansas City next week and the Raiders playoff hopes also took a hit in this one.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr carves up Cincinnati    Mon Nov 18, 12:14 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr finished 25-of-29 for 292 yards with one touchdown and one interception in Week 11 versus the Cincinnati Bengals. He ran five times for one yard and scored another touchdown on the ground.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr does just enough in win    Fri Nov 8, 01:26 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr connected on 21 of his 31 passing attempts for 218 yards and a score in a Week 10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Footballguys view: Carr had another game of safe decision making and spreading the ball around. He was outstanding on the game-winning drive, the 19th of his career, and has the Raiders poised to push for a playoff spot. He'll get an easier Bengals defense next week.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr getting great protection    Thu Nov 7, 06:56 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr leads NFL quarterbacks with 74.2% of his dropbacks being from a clean pocket this season.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr stellar in Week 8    Mon Oct 28, 12:06 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr finished 18-of-30 for 285 yards and three touchdowns in Week 8 against the Houston Texans.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr tosses pair of TDs in loss    Sun Oct 20, 08:25 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 22-of-28 passes for 293 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr blanked in Week 5 win    Sun Oct 6, 06:39 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 25-of-32 passes for 229 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 5 against the Chicago Bears in London.

Footballguys view: Carr played mistake free football, and that's all he had to do with the defense and Josh Jacobs handling the rest of the heavy lifting. He's still just a fringe QB2/Superflex going into his bye.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr not among the injured    Wed Oct 2, 10:44 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (undisclosed) is not listed among the injured players on the practice report Wednesday, Oct. 2. He had precautionary X-rays for an undisclosed ailment after the Week 4 game.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr undergoes X-rays    Sun Sep 29, 06:53 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (undisclosed) underwent precautionary X-rays after suffering an undisclosed injury during the Week 4 game.

Footballguys view: Mike Glennon is a solid backup, so if Carr is iffy at all for next week's game vs. Chicago, they should err on the side of giving Carr rest. It sounds like he should probably be ok.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr tosses two TDs in road loss    Sun Sep 22, 04:12 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 27-of-34 passes for 242 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings.

Footballguys view: Carr was able to notch a couple of scores when the game was basically already over, but he wasn't effective against the tough Vikings defense when it mattered. He'll face the Colts next week and is only a low-end QB2/Superflex.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr tops in big-time throws    Thu Sep 12, 02:38 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr led all quarterbacks with a 15.4-percent rate of big-time throws in Week 1, according to Pro Football Focus.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr tremendously efficient in win    Tue Sep 10, 01:21 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 22-of-26 passes for 259 yards, one touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 1 against the Denver Broncos on Monday, Sept. 9.

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  Raiders | HC wants Derek Carr to air it out    Wed Aug 28, 11:56 PM

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden wants QB Derek Carr to let the ball fly this season. 'At the beginning of practice we work on the red line, the 50-50 balls,' Gruden said Thursday, Aug. 28. 'And when you have Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams, you have to commit to yourself throwing them, and same with (Darren Waller). We got to throw the ball down the field and if it's incomplete or we get the catch, we can always challenge (Al Riveron, the senior vice president of officiating) in New York and see what he thinks.'

Footballguys view: They've got the weapons around Carr to certainly do just that. A more vertical passing game means that Carr could have some monster weeks. The Raiders defense is a work in progress, so their offense is going to have to keep their foot on the gas in order to win games. Carr has a current ADP of QB22 (14.03) in 12-team PPR leagues and could clearly outperform that spot.

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  Raiders | Antonio Brown traveling with team    Wed Aug 21, 05:38 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown is traveling with the team to Winnipeg for their preseason game Thursday, Aug. 22. QB Derek Carr said he plans to work with Brown during pregame warmups.

Footballguys view: Brown is catching up after missing most of camp and the preseason. He's a risky pick, but if he's falling to the third the risk is better priced in than earlier in the offseason when he was as high as an early second round pick.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr more comfortable with Jon Gruden    Thu Aug 15, 05:06 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr said Thursday, Aug. 15, he is feeling more comfortable talking with head coach Jon Gruden this year than last. 'Year 2, we're having different level of conversations,' Carr said. 'I have two offseasons under my belt, almost two training camps under my belt, I have a full year of experience under my belt, of knowing what checks he wants, what he wants me to get to, what his thought process is on third-and-short, on second-and-short, I know what routes he wants me checking to versus different looks. I'm doing my best just to execute this difficult offense. There's just so much on the quarterback's plate that it's different from some of the other systems that I've been in.'

Footballguys view: Carr has playmakers around him on offense, so it's up to him to translate that into production and points. Getting comfortable with Gruden and his high expectations is nothing but a good thing. Carr could easily outperform his current ADP of QB23 (14.07) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr encouraged to run more    Sun Jul 28, 02:58 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is getting some push from head coach Jon Gruden to scramble more often in 2019.'Derek is a lot more athletic than people think. Hopefully, we can get some more scramble, second-reaction offense,' Gruden said.

Footballguys view: Carr is going to need to be more aggressive-minded as a passer and more willing to be a creative thinker if he is going to survive under Gruden, who is notoriously hard on his quarterbacks. This could help his fantasy bottom line if he takes to the advice, especially because the Raiders defense will be in the bottom half of the league and get them into higher scoring games.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr entering critical season    Wed Jul 10, 01:36 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is signed through 2022, but he has no more guaranteed money on his contract beyond this season, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano. While Carr would be guaranteed $2.9 million of his $18.9 million salary for the 2020 season if he's still on the roster a week after Super Bowl LIV, he would be owed nothing if he were released before then.

Footballguys view: The Raiders went out of their way this offseason to put much better weapons around Carr this year. Just acquiring Antonio Brown via trade should help elevate Carr's game. Add in guys like Tyrell Williams and rookie RB Josh Jacobs and you can see how the Raiders offense should be much improved in 2019. With three first-round picks in the 2019 NFL draft, the Raiders did not choose a quarterback. They have given Carr a vote of confidence, and now he needs to produce. Carr could easily outperform his current ADP of QB23 (14.03) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr would welcome Antonio Brown    Wed Mar 6, 01:05 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr would welcome the addition of Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown, in the event Oakland trades for Brown. 'I hope he's in play. It would be great to add a guy like that to your team, talent like that,' Carr told the Fresno Bee on Saturday, March 2.

Footballguys view: It sounds like the Raiders are checking in on Antonio Brown. We'll see if they can pull off a trade to acquire him. Then we'll have to see if Carr is going to stay as the quarterback of if the Raiders move on to someone like Kyler Murray.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr deemed franchise QB by GM    Wed Feb 27, 01:29 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr was called the team's 'franchise quarterback' by new general manager Mike Mayock on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Mayock went on to say he is also happy with backup QB AJ McCarron. 'I think Derek Carr is a franchise quarterback,' Mayock said. 'I truly believe that. Now, do I also believe that it's a general manager and head coach's job to keep their job open to improve any position on a football team? Sure. But I think it's really difficult to try to improve over a franchise quarterback like the one we have in our building right now.'

Footballguys view: Carr is their franchise quarterback but that doesn't mean they won't look at quarterbacks in the 2019 NFL draft. Under Gruden in 2018, Carr passed for over 4,000 yards for the first time in his career but he only had 19 touchdowns to go along with 10 interceptions. We'll see if Carr can improve that touchdown total with perhaps better weapons around him this season.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr's salary guaranteed    Wed Feb 6, 08:36 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr's $19.9 million salary for 2019 becomes fully guaranteed Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Footballguys view: Carr wasn't great in the first season working with Jon Gruden. He threw a career low 19 touchdowns and was sacked 51 times in 2018. The Raiders are going with Carr for one more year, but after that his future with the team is a bit unknown. That makes 2019 a make-or-break year for Carr with the Raiders.

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  Raiders | Oakland an option for Nick Foles?    Sat Feb 2, 06:04 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles might be traded this offseason, and the Oakland Raiders are a potential fit, in the opinion of 94WIP Radio's Elliott Shorr-Parks. New general manager Mike Mayock has already said Nick Foles is a franchise quarterback, although Derek Carr is in the midst of a five-year, $125 million contract.

Footballguys view: This would only work if the Raiders can trade Carr. The Raiders are smart to give off signals that they are open to another quarterback because they are in a prime trade up spot at #4 if a team wants to leapfrog the Giants and Jaguars at 6 and 7 to get their pick of the crop and also prevent the Raiders from taking their guy.

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  Raiders | Ugly finale for Derek Carr    Sun Dec 30, 10:04 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 24 of his 33 passes for 185 yards and two interceptions in a 35-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 17.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr doesn't provide much in Week 16    Tue Dec 25, 05:40 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 19 of 26 passes for 167 yards in the club's Week 16 victory Monday, Dec. 24, versus the Denver Broncos.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr posts 263 yards, TD    Sun Dec 16, 07:02 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 21-of-38 passes for 263 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 15 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Footballguys view: Carr wasn't a bust in Week 15 quarterback terms but he wasn't a hit either. He'll be at home where his best games have come this year against a Broncos team that just got eliminated from the playoffs.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr efficient in win    Sun Dec 9, 11:29 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 25 of his 34 passes for 322 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 14.

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  Raiders | Oakland's injury report for Week 13    Fri Nov 30, 04:22 PM

Oakland Raiders CB Leon Hall (back) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 13 against the Kansas City Chiefs. WR Martavis Bryant (knee), DT Maurice Hurst (ankle), DE Arden Key (knee) and CB Daryl Worley (shoulder) were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 30, and are listed as questionable. C Rodney Hudson (ankle) and DT Frostee Rucker (neck) were also limited in practice Friday but taken off the injury report. LB Shilique Calhoun (neck), QB Derek Carr (ankle), OG Gabe Jackson (pectoral), OT Kolton Miller (knee) and OL Kelechi Osemele (knee) fully participated in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr takes part in practice    Thu Nov 29, 06:36 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

Footballguys view: Carr is likely going to have to play 'catch up' football against the Chiefs in Week 13. Even with that heightened sense of needing to score due to the opponents nearly unstoppable offense, Carr is a QB2 for Fantasy GMs.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr takes part in practice    Wed Nov 28, 07:54 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr throws for 194 yards    Sun Nov 25, 04:11 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr went 16-for-34 for 194 yards and one touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 12.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr clears concussion protocol    Sun Nov 25, 02:52 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (head) cleared the concussion protocol after hitting his helmet on the turf late in the second quarter Sunday, Nov. 25, and will return for the second half.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr sent to medical tent    Sun Nov 25, 02:37 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (head) was sent off the field and to the medical tent for testing after banging his helmet against the turf late in the second quarter Sunday, Nov. 25.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr passes for two scores    Mon Nov 19, 02:49 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 19 of 31 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 11 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr doesn't do much    Sun Nov 11, 10:32 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 24-of-37 passes for 243 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 10 game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

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  Raiders | No scores for Derek Carr    Thu Nov 1, 11:13 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 16 of his 22 passes for 171 yards and rushed three times for five yards in a 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 9.

Footballguys view: Carr is unusable in fantasy even though he has had two strong weeks this year. He also isn't supporting any consistent value for his receivers, including Jared Cook despite the low bar at tight end. This is a lost season for the Raiders offense.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr has three scores in loss    Sun Oct 28, 09:32 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 21 of his 28 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for a touchdown in a 42-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 8.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr given vote of confidence    Sun Oct 28, 11:51 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr has been told that he is the club's quarterback now and for the foreseeable future, according to multiple sources.

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  Raiders | Karl Joseph available for trade    Mon Oct 22, 03:33 PM

Oakland Raiders SS Karl Joseph could be the latest Raider traded away as the Raiders are in the midst of rebuilding, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. QB Derek Carr and CB Gareon Conley are two players who are not expected to be traded, however.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr OK after rough game    Mon Oct 15, 04:31 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr (arm) is expected to start next week despite suffering a left arm injury in Week 6.

Footballguys view: The Raiders couldn't do much, especially with Carr dinking and dunking his way through the game. Carr was sacked six times and sustained numerous other hits during a drubbing to the Seattle Seahawks in London.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr does nothing in England    Sun Oct 14, 08:09 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 23-of-31 passes for just 142 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr looking for balance    Fri Oct 12, 10:01 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr said there is a 'fine line' between making aggressive throws and playing it safe, and he believes his decision making will improve as he continues to learn head coach Jon Gruden's offensive system.

Footballguys view: Carr has had an up-and-down season with Gruden. The Raiders have a 1-4 record this year and seem to be going nowhere. Carr has thrown eight interceptions this year after only throwing 13 in the 2017 season. We'll see if he can get more comfortable within the system as the season goes on. Until that time, Fantasy GMs should consider Carr a QB2 and streaming option.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr posts 437 yards, four TDs    Sun Sep 30, 11:26 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 35-of-58 passes for 437 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in Week 4 against the Cleveland Browns.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr throws for 345 yards    Sun Sep 23, 08:23 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 27-of-39 passes for 345 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the Week 3 game against the Miami Dolphins.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr efficient in loss    Mon Sep 17, 02:13 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 90.6 percent of his passes (29-for-32) for 288 yards, 1 TD and 0 INTs during the team's loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Sept. 16.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr targeted TEs, RBs    Tue Sep 11, 12:17 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr targeted wide receivers on nine of his 39 passes Monday, Sept. 10, in the season-opening 33-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, marking the team's fewest in a game since 2010, according to Sportradar US. He completed five of those nine passes for 43 yards. Meanwhile, Carr completed 24-of-30 targets to tight ends and running backs.

Footballguys view: It was a way for the Raiders to avoid the Rams secondary...a secondary that still got after Carr and had a pick-six on the night. Against the Broncos secondary in Week 2, the Raiders might take a few more chances with their wideouts.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr picked off three times in loss    Tue Sep 11, 01:49 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 29-of-40 passes for 303 yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions in the Week 1 loss against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, Sept. 10.

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  Raiders | Derek Carrier brings versatility    Sat Sep 8, 11:07 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Derek Carrier is a moveable piece for the offense and is expected to serve as an integral part of the blocking scheme.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr a quick study    Thu Aug 16, 09:37 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr has already 'mastered' the offense, according to head coach Jon Gruden.

Footballguys view: The bigger question is whether Amari Cooper will play like a #1 and Jordy Nelson will look better than he did last year with Brett Hundley. Carr is on the fringe of draftable quarterbacks because of the depth of the position.

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