Raiders fans booed Derek Carr on Sunday. But Jon Gruden indicated circumstance — specifically a growing list of injuries to key players — has impacted Carr’s play.
Vinny has covered the Raiders extensively in the past, breaking news on their eventual move to Las Vegas and their thwarted return to Los Angeles. Before joining the Review-Journal, he covered the Rams for The Athletic and the Los Angeles Daily News.
Raiders defensive tackle Maurice Hurst gets chased down by Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill to deny him a touchdown return in Sunday’s 42-21 loss.
Heading into the biggest game of the season, the Raiders will be without their starting right tackle and perhaps even star running back Josh Jacobs.
The Raiders are not a big-play offense, and by commiting too many offensive penalties they are creating too many second-and-long situations.
With just two home games remaining for the Raiders in Oakland, the end of their Bay Area era is settling in.
Raiders QB Derek Carr tried and failed to to silence the notion Sunday that he couldn’t play well in cold weather or at Arrowhead Stadium.
Hunter Renfrow and Derek Carr had uncanny chemistry, especially on third downs. Replicating that will be a challenge for the Raiders.
The NFL, understanding the importance of Sunday’s AFC West matchup between the Chiefs and Raiders, flexed it to the late afternoon time slot to feature it as the CBS national game of the week.
After hearing his share of criticism for his failures in cold weather, Derek Carr went sleeveless at practice on Thursday in spite of temperatures in the 40s.