2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Derek Carr
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Derek Carr and tells us what to expect from the Oakland Raiders quarterback for this upcoming season.
It was a trying season in 2018 for Oakland quarterback Derek Carr . He finished the year as the QB18 in fantasy football, and despite finishing in the lower half of quarterbacks, at point blank without knowing the standings and going solely off the rumblings from last year’s performance, you may be inclined to believe that he finished far lower. However, he didn’t, but he ended up being a mid-tier QB2 in 12-team formats. He completed plenty of passes last season, at the fifth-highest clip actually, but the other numbers alongside that were nearly putrid. There are some aspects of Carr’s games that lead to a bounceback 2019 season, but it’s been a rough go of things for Carr since that excellent, yet injury-shortened 2016 campaign.
Let’s start off with this just to get it out of the way. Per Pro Football Focus, only Matthew Stafford , Case Keenum , Joe Flacco , Brock Osweiler and Josh Rosen averaged less fantasy points per drop back last season than Carr. YIKES! This certainly...