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 | A fake punt by the Raiders late in the third quarter ended in a spectacular failure and an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against flamboyant punter Marquette King.
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.
ENGLEWOOD | Von Miller has what Khalil Mack wants: a Super Bowl ring. And Mack has what Miller would love to add to his mantle: the NFL Defensive Player of the Year trophy. Mack beat out Miller by a single vote last year after the Raiders reached the playoffs for the first time since 2002 and the Broncos saw their five-year playoff run come to an end.
Top to bottom, the AFC West looks loaded this season. It’s also up for grabs. All four teams have sky high expectations of handling a difficult schedule that includes the Eagles, Cowboys, Giants, Patriots and Dolphins when they’re not beating up on each other.
NAPA, Calif. | Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time in training camp and avoided questions regarding his decision to sit during the national anthem before last week’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.
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.
“Still confident and great in the huddle,” Broncos tight end Owen Daniels said of Osweiler. “We have to play better around him.”
The top photos from Associated Press photojournalists Jack Dempsey and Joe Mahoney from Sunday’s Broncos-Raiders game.
“We talk about getting better,” Manning said. “All the other stuff, that’s not what we talk about. If we get better each week, we’ll see what happens from there.”