OAKLAND, Calif. | Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes after losing starting receiver Michael Crabtree to an ejection for his role in a brawl, and the Oakland Raiders spoiled Paxton Lynch’s first start of the season with a 21-14 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
ALAMEDA, Calif. | Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will miss between two and six weeks after breaking a bone in his back during a loss to the Denver Broncos. Coach Jack Del Rio said Monday that a CT scan showed that Carr has a transverse process fracture in his back after being injured in the third quarter of a 16-10 loss Sunday. Del Rio said these injuries typically sideline players for two to six weeks.
DENVER | The Denver Broncos throttled running back Marshawn Lynch and put the hurt on quarterback Derek Carr. They limited Lynch to 12 yards on nine carries and sent Carr to the locker room with a back injury in their grind-it-out 16-10 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
ALAMEDA, Calif. | Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted that an agreement had been reached to add five years to his current rookie deal that expires after this season. The contract will be worth $125 million, according to a person familiar with the deal who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because terms were not released. NFL Network first reported the terms of the contract.