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  1. Allen thinks Derek Carr can be 'special'

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The bottom line is if Derek Carr becomes a great player, the Oakland Raiders' problems will be solved. Nothing changes the fortune of a franchise like a great quarterback. Carr, a second-round pick from Fresno State, hasn't been...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Derek Carr of Oakland Raiders to sit vs. Green Bay Packers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are being cautious with rookie quarterback Derek Carr, choosing to sit him for Friday night's preseason game at Green Bay Packers, coach Dennis Allen told the NFL Network.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  3. Florida connection boosting USC football

    Greg Katz

    LOS ANGELES -- When the USC Trojans host the Fresno State Bulldogs in their season opener Aug. 30 at the Coliseum, there will likely be five athletes from the talent-rich state of Florida in the Trojans starting lineup -- all of whom could make their...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Adams pushing for the No. 3 receiver spot

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When general manager Ted Thompson drafted Fresno State receiver Davante Adams in the second round this year, there were instant comparisons to former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones -- another California kid with simila...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  5. Is Derek Carr better than advertised?

    Joe Kaiser

    In the weeks leading up to May's NFL draft, rumors had Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr possibly going late in the first round. With that in mind, the Oakland Raiders had to feel fortunate to land him in Rd. 2 with the 36th overall pick. In fac...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  6. Raiders sign second-round pick Derek Carr

    Paul Gutierrez

    The Oakland Raiders announced Wednesday afternoon that second-round draft pick Derek Carr, who was taken 36th overall out of Fresno State, had signed his contract with the team. According to the NFL Network, it is worth just over $5.3 million over...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  7. Dallas Cowboys release six players

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys released six players on Monday. Chris DeGeare, guard, Wake Forest Frank Kearse, defensive tackle, Alabama A&M Lance Lewis, wide receiver, East Carolina Tristan Okpalaugo, defensive end, Fresno State Quinton Spears, linebacker, ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  8. Thompson gives Rodgers plenty of help

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- You can't accuse Ted Thompson of failing to give his quarterback enough weapons. When he selected Fresno State receiver Davante Adams in Friday's second round at No. 53 overall, it was the sixth time in his career the Green Bay ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  9. Facts and Figures: Davante Adams

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A look at the Green Bay Packers' second-round draft pick: Position: Receiver Height: 6-foot-0 7/8 Weight: 212 pounds College: Fresno State Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif. Packers' uniform number: 17 40-yard dash ti...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Packers pick Davante Adams in 2nd

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The pick: Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State My take: Over the last two years, the Green Bay Packers have lost their career receiving leader (Donald Driver) to retirement, a Pro Bowler (Greg Jennings) to the Minnesota Vikings in fr...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  11. Raiders pick Derek Carr in 2nd

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The pick: Derek Carr, quarterback, Fresno State The Oakland Raiders liked Carr from the start, and many saw them jumping into the first round to draft the record-setting quarterback from Fresno State, who passed for 5,082 yards ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  12. Oakland Raiders select Derek Carr with second-round pick

    The Oakland Raiders have drafted Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr with the 36th overall pick in the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  13. Options aplenty for Raiders in second round

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have the fourth selection Friday (No. 36 overall) to begin the second round of the NFL draft and many see them striking with Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr. It would make sense in that he could use a yea...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  14. Predictions for Ravens' second-round pick

    Jamison Hensley

    If you're hoping the Baltimore Ravens will land an offensive tackle or safety, you're not going to be pleased with ESPN's predictions for the team's second-round pick. Mel Kiper Jr. has the Ravens taking Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams wi...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  15. Clayton's mailbag -- Is trading up in NFL draft worth risk?

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: History suggests that trading up in this year's NFL draft could be a mistake, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  16. Considering Carr as a Titans QB candidate

    Paul Kuharsky

    Do the Titans like Derek Carr as much as any quarterback in the draft? We don't know if they'll draft one, and if they do how high, but Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean has reported they appear to like Fresno State's Carr. I've since heard the same. ...

    Blog | May 03, 2014