Derek Carr, QB, Raiders: Fantasy Football Outlook
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Derek Carr, QB, Raiders

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight
QB - #34 212.67 OAK Active 1 year 23 6' 2 214

2014 Outlook:  

Last updated on Jul-10-2014 by Larry Goldstein

The Raiders can only hope they have found a savior to their organization. Carson Palmer wasn't it; Terrelle Pryor wasn't it and Matt Schaub is likely a short-term band-aid at best. Derek Carr was drafted in the second round and reports indicate that the Raiders are pleased with their choice. Offensive coordinator Greg Olson has raved about Carr's accuracy in OTAs and while it's not live game action, Oakland likes what they've seen. The Fresno State alum brings a strong arm, good size, precise passing and a hard-working mentality to the team. It helps that he learned from his older brother [David Carr] who spent nine years as a quarterback in the NFL. Carr will likely also benefit from Matt Schaub taking him under his wing as he goes through the normal growing pains as a rookie, but the belief is that Carr will be under center to start at some point this year. Even if he starts, Carr shouldn't be considered for fantasy purposes just yet (unless you are talking dynasty leagues).

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

7/28 - Raiders WR Rod Streater out due to concussion Injury
7/26 - Raiders QB Matt Schaub named the starter in Oakland
7/19 - Raiders would prefer QB Matt Schaub starts every game this season

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