Three years after Jon Gruden's return, Raiders still spinning their wheels
Jon Gruden has yet to record a winning season in his second stint as Raiders coach. Jim Trotter examines an organizational approach under Gruden that has led to plenty of questionable moves.
Talent is vital, but team fit might be more important to QB success in NFL
Talent or team fit? It's a question NFL teams and fans debate every year. In a draft loaded with top quarterbacks, the answer could ultimately determine the fates of several teams over the next decade.
Patriots' throwback approach should frighten NFL; five surprise free-agent signings
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why the Patriots' throwback approach should frighten the rest of the NFL. Plus, five surprising free-agent signings and more.
2021 NFL free agency: Wednesday's winners and losers
Gregg Rosenthal spotlights winners and losers from the official start of the 2021 NFL free agency period -- including some quarterbacks who are surely breathing easier after moves involving Trent Williams and Rodney Hudson.
Raiders GM Mike Mayock would 'pound the table' for Derek Carr: 'We couldn't be happier with him'
If Raiders general manager Mike Mayock's comments to media members on Wednesday are any indication, Las Vegas doesn't intend to send starting QB Derek Carr packing via trade, not after a career-best campaign.
Best/worst-case scenarios for 15 NFL QBs facing uncertainty in 2021
Will Deshaun Watson, Teddy Bridgewater and Derek Carr ALL be playing for new teams in 2021? Dan Hanzus assesses what's shaping up to be an unusually expansive QB carousel.
Darren Waller: 'No more excuses' for Raiders, who 'have to make the playoffs' in 2021
The Raiders can officially feel things heating up around them after missing the playoffs again. Star tight end Darren Waller is well aware of this and isn't shying from the reasonable expectation of his team.
Raiders FB Alec Ingold 'can't understand how anybody isn't ecstatic' to have Derek Carr as their QB
Raiders FB Alec Ingold has heard enough of the talk that QB Derek Carr isn't good enough for the Raiders. "I just don't understand it," Ingold said. "Because he is the guy."
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
Raiders receiving legit trade interest in QB Marcus Mariota
Following one season as a backup with the Las Vegas Raiders and one very impressive showing in relief of Derek Carr, quarterback Marcus Mariota is drawing suitors, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday.
NFL quarterback carousel has only just begun to spin
The blockbuster trade involving Matthew Stafford and Jared Goff appears to just be the beginning of a crazy quarterback carousel with myriad teams looking for new signal-callers.
Bucs' success of Brady signing has NFL eyeing massive QB movement
Last March, Tampa Bay went all in with the signing of Tom Brady, a get-rich-quick scheme that paid off handsomely. Now, after the Bucs' success, many in this copycat league are bracing for falling dominos, with unprecedented quarterback movement this offseason, writes Michael Silver.
QB Index, Week 17: Aaron Rodgers reclaims No. 1 ranking
Was Aaron Rodgers' Week 16 performance enough to oust Patrick Mahomes from No. 1? How far did Kyler Murray fall after struggling last Sunday? NFL.com editors evaluate the QB rankings heading into the final week of the 2020 NFL regular season.
Raiders' Jon Gruden coy on QB situation, but all signs indicate Derek Carr to start vs. Dolphins
Which quarterback will start for the Raiders in Week 16? That's for Jon Gruden to know and the rest of the world to find out. Based on Thursday's injury report, however, all signs are beginning to point towards Derek Carr getting the start against the Dolphins.
QB Index, Week 16: Jalen Hurts, Mitch Trubisky rise up the rankings
Is Jalen Hurts already a top-20 quarterback? Has Mitch Trubisky truly turned a corner in his NFL career? NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy heading into Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season.
Derek Carr (groin) improves to full participant in Raiders' Wednesday practice
Raiders QB Derek Carr (groin) improved in participation status Wednesday, going from a limited participant in Las Vegas' Tuesday practice to a full participant Wednesday.
Derek Carr (groin) limited at Raiders practice, splits reps with Marcus Mariota
Five days removed from tweaking his groin in front of the nation, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was back at practice Tuesday afternoon, splitting snaps with backup signal-caller Marcus Mariota.
Debrief: Previewing movers and shakers in 2021 QB market
Will Carson Wentz be playing for someone other than the Eagles in 2021? Gregg Rosenthal eyes available names and needy teams in the upcoming QB market.
Raiders QB Derek Carr out up to two weeks with significant groin injury
Derek Carr might miss more time. The Raiders QB suffered a significant groin injury Thursday night and is expected to be sidelined 10-14 days, Ian Rapoport reports.
QB Index, Week 15: Aaron Rodgers overtakes Patrick Mahomes at No. 1
Does Aaron Rodgers deserve the title of QB1 over Patrick Mahomes? NFL.com editors assess the quarterback hierarchy heading into Week 15 of the 2020 NFL season.
Five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up NFL playoffs; maximizing Taysom Hill, Jalen Hurts
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up the NFL playoffs. Plus, is New Orleans better with Taysom Hill at quarterback? What should we expect from Jalen Hurts?
QB Index, Week 14: Baker Mayfield vaults into top 15
Lamar Jackson and Baker Mayfield are trending up heading into their prime-time Week 14 matchup. NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy entering the final quarter of the 2020 NFL season.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the current roster
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights seven teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the roster. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL.
NFL Hot or Not: Giants and Browns inspire, Gregg Williams gets fired
What's hot? The Giants' stingy defense and the Browns' explosive offense. What's not? Gregg Williams' defensive strategy. Marc Sessler provides his unique interpretation of notable happenings across the NFL.
Ross on Raiders: 'I can't see them making a major move' to draft a QB
NFL Network's Marc Ross on Las Vegas Raiders: 'I can't see them making a major move' to draft a quarterback.
Every team's best play from a QB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top quarterback play from the 2020 NFL season.
Mayock on Carr: 'I think he's one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL'
Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock discusses quarterback Derek Carr and his team's plan at the QB position this offseason.
David Carr talks about his brother Derek's situation with Raiders: Team said no to trade requests during the season
NFL Network's David Carr talks about his brother Derek's situation with Raiders: Team said no to trade requests during the season.
Rapoport: Raiders getting trade calls for Derek Carr, Marcus Mariota
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport shares that there is interest in a trade for Las Vegas Raiders quarterbacks Derek Carr or Marcus Mariota.
Top 10 Raiders plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Las Vegas Raiders in the 2020 NFL season.
Raiders vs. Broncos highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights of the Week 17 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Denver Broncos.
Derek Carr threads airtight needle on clutch two-point pass to Waller
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threads an airtight needle to give his team the lead with a clutch two-point pass to tight end Darren Waller against the Denver Broncos to take a 32-31 lead.
Bryan Edwards twists for strong 26-yard back-shoulder TD grab
The Las Vegas Raiders take the lead over the Denver Broncos with a 26-yard touchdown from quarterback Derek Carr to wide receiver Bryan Edwards.
Derek Carr pinpoints Henry Ruggs III on deep comeback route
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III runs a comeback route to grab a pass from quarterback Derek Carr against the Denver Broncos.
Derek Carr's 28-yard TD lob lands perfectly in Waller's bucket
The Las Vegas Raiders knot it up against the Denver Broncos as quarterback Derek Carr lobs a 28-yard touchdown pass to tight end Darren Waller.
Derek Carr dials launch codes to Nelson Agholor for 57 yards
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr dials up the deep ball and finds wide receiver Nelson Agholor for 57 yards against the Denver Broncos.
Crazy endings of the week | Week 16
Watch the crazy endings from Week 16 during the NFL 2020 season.
Derek Carr's best plays against the Dolphins | Week 16
Watch some of Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's best plays against the Miami Dolphins in Week 16.
Dolphins vs. Raiders highlights | Week 16
Watch the highlights from the Week 16 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the Las Vegas Raiders.
Can't-Miss Play: Carr, Agholor connect for unbelievable 85-YARD TD
Can't-Miss Play: Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr connects with Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor for an unbelievable 85-YARD touchdown.
Waller only needs one hand to snag Carr's pinpoint 33-yard laser
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller only needs one hand to snag Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's pinpoint 33-yard laser.
Carr works through progression to find Agholor for 22-yard gain
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr works through his progression to find Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor for a 22-yard gain.
Waller adjusts for Carr's outstanding 29-yard back-shoulder pass
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller adjusts for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's outstanding 29-yard back-shoulder pass.
Derek Carr reaches over the top on goal-line leap for TD
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr reaches over the top on goal-line leap for touchdown
Rapoport: Raiders optimistic that Derek Carr will start Saturday
Rapoport: The Las Vegas Raiders are optimistic that quarterback Derek Carr will start Saturday against the Miami Dolphins.
Wyche: Carr and Mariota will be active Saturday vs. Dolphins
NFL Network's Steve Wyche shares Las Vegas Raiders quarterbacks Derek Carr and Marcus Mariota will be active Saturday vs. the Miami Dolphins.
David Carr updates brother Derek's injury status after Week 15
NFL Network's David Carr provides an update on his brother and Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's injury status after Week 15.
Chargers vs. Raiders highlights | Week 15
Watch the highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Las Vegas Raiders.