The New England Patriots needed a last-minute defensive play to bail out a sluggish offense and hold on for a 16-9 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Rookies Jadeveon Clowney is out and Johnny Football has yet to take a snap after week 2 of the NFL. Other than the top 5, many first-year players have made noise in the opening stages of the 2014 season. Terrence West and Kyle Fuller have been the most impressive and Derek Carr is the only quarterback to take snaps out of the 2014 NFL Draft. Here are the top 5 rookies of the NFL after week two:
As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach’s job security.
Chris Ivory burst through a few tackle attempts for a 71-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter, and the New York Jets’ defense clamped down on Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr in a 19-14 victory Sunday.
Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David.
Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.
With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.
Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.
With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.
Few quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?