Derek Carr, like most other NFL quarterbacks, is the face of the franchise. He will determine a lot about the future of the Raiders, whether they are in Oakland or Las Vegas or again in Los Angeles.
Showered with boos on a rain-soaked weekend in Chicago, Roger Goodell told the draft crowd to “bring it on” in a rare show of his sense of humor. The NFL commissioner knows he’s unpopular, and he’s embracing the hate.
Meetings will be scheduled, big money will be discussed and, eventually, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis will make a decision. Davis’ decision will be based on money, of course, and nothing will happen overnight.