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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. Raiders look incapable of winning

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND -- No, after two games, Derek Carr does not look like the savior of the Oakland Raiders. But the rookie quarterback also doesn't appear to be one of the Raiders' biggest problems. The Raiders are 0-2. But like last week, they didn't lose t...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  3. Derek Carr offers insight like a savvy vet

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- One of the primary reasons why Derek Carr is the first rookie quarterback from his draft class to start is his intelligence and mind set. Oakland coaches point to the way he approaches the game and his maturity level as big reas...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  4. Texans represent special time for Carr

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr's first NFL game in Oakland as the Raiders' starting quarterback will be against the team he spent a big chuck of his childhood essentially being a part of. The Oakland Raiders host the Houston Texans on Sunday. When ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. Raiders QB Derek Carr's short throws part of NFL passing tendency...

    Bill Williamson

    Was the Oakland Raiders' conservative game plan for Derek Carr on Sunday at the New York Jets simply protection for a player in his first start or part of an NFL trend? It was clear in the Raiders 19-14 loss that the playbook was completely open f...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  6. Raiders need to grow around Derek Carr

    Bill Williamson

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Coach Dennis Allen's expectation in the past few weeks -- whether the Oakland Raiders' quarterback was Matt Schaub or Derek Carr -- was better execution from the entire offense. One of the reasons the Raiders boldly named ...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  7. Carr fueled by answers from brother

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - Shortly after he won the starting quarterback job for the Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr called his older brother. He wasn't fishing to be congratulated. He was looking for tips. "It was, 'Hey, I was named the starter; now let's tal...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  8. Wisniewski may get added responsibility

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Part of the Oakland Raiders' plan to start Matt Schaub at quarterback was to allow the veteran some freedom at the line of scrimmage to make adjustments. Now that the Raiders are going with rookie Derek Carr as the starter, the ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  9. Matt Schaub of Oakland Raiders 'disappointed' to not be starting ...

    Bill Williamson

    Matt Schaub admitted he was let down by the Oakland Raiders decision to bench him in favor of rookie Derek Carr before the season opener, but he has vowed to help the team in any way.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  10. Revisiting Derek Carr's trip to Gruden camp

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- ESPN Insider Mike Sando spent time this spring at Jon Gruden's famous pre-draft quarterback camp. Tuesday, after the Oakland Raiders named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback -- he's the first of this rookie class to be...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  11. Those most affected by Derek Carr move

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Now that the Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr the permanent starting quarterback, let's take a look who it is likely to most affect: Dennis Allen: I don't buy theories that this is a desperation move by a coach on th...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  12. Going with Carr the right move for Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- This is the second consecutive Labor Day that the Oakland Raiders have replaced a starting quarterback with a youngster. The Raiders hope their decision to make rookie Derek Carr the starter -- the team's first rookie quarterbac...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  13. A day of possible QB clarity for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders return to work Monday after getting the weekend off to fully begin preparations for Sunday's season opener at the New York Jets. The story of the day will be the quarterback situation. Oakland coach Dennis Al...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  14. A look at Raiders 53-man roster

    Bill Williamson

    Examining the Oakland Raiders' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Schaub Derek Carr Matt McGloin We might not know the exact order of this group, but these are your three quarterbacks. RUNNING BACKS (3) Darren McFadden Maurice Jones...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  15. Dennis Allen still vague on QB job

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Friday he will know who his starting quarterback for their Week 1 game at the New York Jets early in the week. However, Allen did not shed any light of whether Matt Schaub or rookie Derek Carr will be behind...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  16. Oakland Raiders' projected roster

    Bill Williamson

    Examining the Oakland Raiders' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Schaub Derek Carr Matt McGloin We might not know the exact order of this group, but these are your three quarterbacks. RUNNING BACKS (3) Darren McFadden Maurice Jones...

    Blog | August 29, 2014