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

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20:  James Jones #89 of the Oakland Raiders catches the ball for a touchdown as Ron Parker #38 of the Kansas City Chiefs defends in the fourth quarter of the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Get First Win, Snap 16-Game Losing Streak With 24-20 Win Over KC

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.

11/21/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Be Optimistic All You Want, But Ultimately They’re Still The Jets

I’m not dismissing the possibility that the Jets will roll over the Raiders and their rookie quarterback, but I’ve been fooled so many times in the past that the following tenet is ingrained in my soul: Beware of high expectations.

09/05/2014

Geno Smith and Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Palladino: Geno, Rex Can’t Let Beatable Oakland Take Opener

The road begins Sunday. Wherever it leads, whatever it holds in store for coach and quarterback, the Raiders game will give fans a good idea of it.

09/05/2014

Al Dukes, a man of many talents. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Boomer & Carton: Al Dukes Performs ‘(Rexy Go) Beat Derek Carr’

Al Dukes is all sorts of fired up for the start of the NFL season. This we know after he belted out his latest parody effort Friday morning in the Allstate Studio.

WFAN–09/05/2014

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Is Sunday’s Game Against The Raiders A Must-Win For The Jets?

Ever think that an NFL team could face a “must win” situation in Week 1 of a 16-game season? Well, for the New York Jets that could very well be the case as the team faces a daunting schedule in Weeks 2 through 7 and cannot afford a slow start.

09/03/2014

Raiders QB Derek Carr (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jets To Face Rookie QB Derek Carr In Opener Vs. Raiders

Carr played well in the preseason, completing 66.7 percent of his passes with four touchdowns. He’ll line up against a Jets defense that has serious questions in the secondary.

09/02/2014

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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Storylines

With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.

07/28/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the South team looks to pass during a Senior Bowl practice session at Fairhope Stadium on January 20, 2014 in Fairhope, Alabama.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

QB Derek Carr To Raiders, QB Garoppolo To Pats On Day 2 Of NFL Draft

The only two quarterbacks chosen on the second day of the NFL draft Friday have a lot to emulate.

05/09/2014

A general view of the draft stage after the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

5 Things To Look For On Day 2 Of The NFL Draft

Welcome to Day 2 of the NFL Draft. Plenty of running backs are still available.

05/09/2014

Jadeveon Clowney (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images), Johnny Manziel  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

2014 NFL Draft: While Clowney And Manziel Dominate Conversation, WRs Could Steal Show

Every NFL draft is filled with intrigue. When the crop of college players has 102 early entrants, including the likes of Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel, that simply ratchets up the excitement.

05/08/2014

Former Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: 5 NFL Draft Prospects You Can Count On For Consistency

It’s best to get rid of the ifs. In this piece, we look at five players who are most likely going to be consistent from the start of their careers to the finish.

05/07/2014

Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images); Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Silverman: 2014 NFL Draft QB Class Not On Par With 1983, But Very Good

A decade or more ago, teams could go into the draft and select a player who was going to be given time to develop, particularly at the quarterback position. Those days are long gone.

04/09/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Derek Carr #4 of the Fresno State Bulldogs looks on from the sidelines against the San Diego State Aztecs during their game on October 26, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Fresno State’s Derek Carr Gets One Last Chance

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.

12/05/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

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?

10/29/2013

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