What do Derek Carr and Jimmy Garoppolo have in common? Besides their affiliation with the Raiders, that is.
Both quarterbacks led their teams to one-point victories Sunday in their debuts with their new clubs.
After spending nine years with the Raiders, Carr began a new chapter in his career as the starting quarterback with the New Orleans Saints. He completed 23 of 33 passes for 305 yards and a touchdown in a 16-15 win over the Tennessee Titans.
In Garoppolo’s debut with the Raiders, he completed 20 of 26 passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns. The Raiders defeated the Broncos 17-16 in Denver.