Derek Carr

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders stiff arms Sean Smith #21 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night Roundup

The Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.

11/21/2014

Vincent Brown of the Raiders, right, is tackled by the Chiefs' Ron Parker during Oakland's 24-20 win Thursday night in Oakland. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders End Losing Streak With 24-20 Victory Over Chiefs

Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/20/2014

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Recoverd Chargers Defeat Raiders, 13-6, To Sweep Series

Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd on the game’s third play from scrimmage, and the San Diego Chargers held on for a lackluster 13-6 victory against winless Oakland on Sunday, extending the Raiders’ losing streak to 16.

11/16/2014

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Opponent Profile: Can Chargers Keep Raiders Winless?

In one of their tougher tests of the season, the Chargers scratched and clawed their way to a 31-28 victory over the Raiders in Oakland last month. Since that win, however, the Bolts have gone 0-3, including a 37-0 blowout loss in Miami a week ago this past Sunday.

11/11/2014

Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals passes downfield against the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on October 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Palmer Leads Cardinals Past Raiders 24-13 In Return To Oakland

Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland.

10/19/2014

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball as he is hit by Andrew Gachkar #59 of the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sparano Puts Trust In Raiders Rookie Quarterback Derek Carr

Soon after taking over as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, Tony Sparano had a simple message to deliver to quarterback Derek Carr: This is your team.

10/13/2014

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Carr To Start At QB For Raiders Vs. Chargers

ALAMEDA (AP) — Rookie Derek Carr will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders despite being listed as questionable with an injured left knee and ankle. Carr left Oakland’s most recent game two weeks ago […]

10/12/2014

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Opponent Profile: Could Bolts Get Caught Looking Ahead?

Starting this Sunday, that thought will be severely put to the test as the Raiders, quite possibly the worst team in the league at the present time, play host to longtime division foe San Diego.

10/07/2014

Marcel Reece of the Oakland Raiders, right, is tackled by New England's Patrick Chung in the third quarter of the Patriots' 16-9 win Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Late Defensive Play Helps Patriots Stave Off Raiders, 16-9

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.

09/21/2014

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Top 5 NFL Rookies After Week 2

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:

09/18/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws to wide receiver James Jones #89 against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter on September 14, 2014 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Texans won 30-14. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Rookie QB Derek Carr Focuses On Job At Hand

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.

09/17/2014

Chris Ivory of the Jets, right, avoids a tackle from the Raiders' T.J. Carrie during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (credit:  Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Open Season With 19-14 Loss To Jets

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.

09/07/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders smiles on the sideline during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carr Knows Being Named Raiders Starter Just The Beginning

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.

09/02/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during a preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Announce Rookie Derek Carr As Starting QB Over Schaub

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

09/01/2014

Oakland's Denarius Moore makes a touchdown catch during Thursday's 41-31 preseason win over visiting Seattle. (credit:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Carr Makes His Case In 41-31 Win Over Seahawks

With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

08/28/2014

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