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Raiders, who have yet to announce Derek Carr deal, call Friday press conference

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The Raiders have yet to officially announce Derek Carr has a new deal, but they have called a press conference for 10:30 a.m. PT on Friday at the team facility. Although the team doesn’t specify the reason for the press conference, it will come as no surprise when they announce Carr’s signing.

Besides Carr’s tweet confirming the deal was done, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio tweeted his congratulations to Carr: “Congrats w extension!! Continue to be the great teammate and leader you R. God Bless you & your family! #RaiderNation #ReturnToGreatness”

Carr will become the highest-paid player in NFL history when he signs the five-year, $125 million deal, which includes $40 million fully guaranteed at signing. According to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Carr was out of the country on vacation but is on his way home.

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5 Responses to “Raiders, who have yet to announce Derek Carr deal, call Friday press conference”
  1. senatorblutarsky says: Jun 22, 2017 11:23 PM

    StafFORD is next to sign. Go Las Vegas Raiders! Go Lions!

  2. fakebookfreddy says: Jun 23, 2017 12:07 AM

    Highest paid? What a joke. The Raiders really bent over.

  3. SidFarkus says: Jun 23, 2017 12:20 AM

    He’s worth every single cent

  4. joetoronto says: Jun 23, 2017 6:22 AM

    This deal took a while to complete because it’s very complex and is as team friendly as possible, considering the money involved.

    The deal leaves plenty of cap room for Jackson, Mack and more.

  5. raidernation210 says: Jun 23, 2017 8:45 AM


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