Raiders

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It hasn’t been the smoothest offseason for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.

The signal-caller was booed off the field after the team’s final game in Oakland, and general manager Mike Mayock brought in some competition at his position with the signing of free agent Marcus Mariota.

But Carr is choosing to ignore the outside noise, focusing instead on trying to get the Las Vegas Raiders era off on a winning foot.

 

Carr set plenty of career highs statistically in 2019, but losing five of the final six games and missing out on an NFL playoff spot left a sour taste in that locker room.

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Mariota's addition to the depth chart does put some pressure on Carr, but he's clearly embracing the first quarterback competition he's faced since taking over as the Raiders' starter.

 

The veteran quarterback has a clear message for those doubting him: He’s not going anywhere.