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Derek Carr QB - OAK

Experience: 3 YRS   Height: 6'2"   Weight: 214  Bye: 10
Proj Pts.
343

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Rain showers are expected for at least part of today's Raiders-Bills game, along with 12-14 mph winds. It won't be ideal weather for the passing and kicking games, but it doesn't look bad enough to adjust our projections. Consider the weather here, though, if deciding between 2 similarly ranked players.

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Raiders QB Derek Carr (back) is not listed on the final Week 6 injury report after putting in a full practice on Friday. The back injury still adds a bit of risk to his outlook, but Carr is on the low-end QB1 radar in what could be a shootout against the Chargers.

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Raiders HC Jack Del Rio confirmed on Monday that QB Derek Carr (back) is expected to play against the Chargers on Sunday. Carr got in 2 limited practices last week and looked good. We'll monitor his practice participation this week, but plan on him being back under center this weekend. It's obviously excellent news for Oakland's skill-position guys.

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Raiders QB Derek Carr (back) is inactive for today’s game against the Ravens. He pushed to play in this one and has a good shot to be back for Week 6. QB E.J. Manuel starts today but is a bottom-barrel QB2.

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According to multiple reports, Raiders QB Derek Carr is not expected to play today against the Ravens. That's no surprise. That it's even in question suggests that we should get Carr back in the lineup for a Week 6 home date with the Chargers. That would be a start-worthy fantasy spot.

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Injury Predictor

Carr started all 16 games in 2014 and 2015 before a broken leg ended his 2016 season in Week 15. On the bright side, he avoided ligament damage. Plus, he’s already back to 100%.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
2.06 4.5% 52.2%
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Date Injury Analysis
Dec 24, 2016 Leg Fibula Fracture Carr broke his fibula in Week 16 action, ending his season.
Nov 25, 2016 Hand Finger Dislocation Carr dislocated his right pinkie finger on a snap but returned later in the game.
Sep 13, 2015 Hand Wrist Bruise Carr badly bruised his right wrist but did not fracture it. He missed the rest of the game against the Bengals but returned the following week.
May 19, 2015 Hand Finger Sprain/Pull Unspecified Carr sprained his ring finger on his throwing hand but was okay to play through it.
Sep 28, 2014 Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Carr sprained his MCL in the week 4 game played in London.
Aug 16, 2014 Chest Rib Bruise During the preseason, Carr took a big hit giving him a concussion (see other injuries) and also a rib bruise.
Aug 16, 2014 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 In the preseason, Carr took a big hit giving him a concussion and forcing him to miss the second half of the game and the following week's game.

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