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How did Jimmy Garoppolo compare to Derek Carr in Week 1?

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.

Contact Rochelle Richards at rrichards@reviewjournal.com. Follow @RoRichards24 on X.

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