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12-4, 1st in AFC West
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9hAdam Teicher

Chiefs seem adrift while Raiders ride momentum

They are the AFC West's top teams, but as the Raiders celebrate QB Derek Carr's new deal, the Chiefs are suddenly searching for a GM and a direction.

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1dBill Barnwell

Top of the QB market: Derek Carr

While Carr's deal didn't reset the quarterback market, he's certainly residing in some very expensive real estate.

Carr calls contract negotiation 'easy' (0:43)

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76 days to the NFL season: Sebastian Janikowski attempted a 76-yard field goal on Sept. 28, 2008 vs Chargers, longest field goal attempt in NFL history. It was no good.

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2dDan Graziano

Derek Carr's deal doesn't shock the QB market

The Raiders quarterback now is the league's "highest-paid player" on a deal that is perfect for him, but the $125 million extension fails to shake up the marketplace for other signal-callers.

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Derek Carr rarely crashes

During an era in which quarterbacks are protecting the ball better than ever, only Aaron Rodgers has done so more effectively in NFL history than Derek Carr, who is on par with Tom Brady in that capacity.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Some Derek Carr contract details: $40m fully guaranteed at signing. $70.2m total guaranteed at signing for injury. (So 40 full, 30.2 for injury only) He will make $25m in year one - a $12.5m signing bonus, a $7.5m roster bonus paid on June 30 and a $5m base salary. In 2018, he has a $15m roster bonus fully guaranteed at signing. His $7.4m 2018 base salary becomes fully guaranteed in February 2018. He also has a $100,000 workout bonus in 2018 and each subsequent year of the deal. He has $20m in 2019 money guaranteed for injury at signing and it becomes fully guaranteed in Feb 2019. The remaining injury guarantee (about $3m) is part of his 2020 salary, which is around $20m, as are his non-guaranteed 2021 and 2022 salaries.

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Why Derek Carr got the big bucks

Since Carr entered the league, only Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Russell Wilson have been better at producing touchdowns and avoiding interceptions. Each has been paid handsomely in that time frame, while Carr was still on his rookie contract.

What is Derek Carr worth? (0:56)
Raiders had no qualms paying Carr (0:51)
Bruschi applauds Raiders for locking up Carr (0:50)
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2dESPN.com news services

Silver and gold: Raiders' Carr gets $125M deal

Quarterback Derek Carr tweeted Thursday that he has finalized an extension with the Oakland Raiders. Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter the five-year deal is worth $125 million.

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3dESPY Awards

ESPYS: Vote for Best NFL Player

Is there anyone in the NFL better than Khalil Mack? Let your voice be heard by casting your vote in our polls, and make sure to tune into the ESPYS on July 12.

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Derek Carr has thrown 81 touchdown passes in his first 3 seasons, 4th most by a quarterback in his first 3 seasons in NFL history.

Does Carr deserve massive payday? (1:20)

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Once signed, Derek Carr's new contract will make him the NFL's highest paid player in terms of new money average. Meaning, the new money in Carr's deal will average more per year than Andrew Luck's $24.6 million.


Carr Deal Looms

NFL Live discusses the looming Derek Carr deal and Jameis Winston's maturation. Plus, Ryan O'Callaghan comes out about his sexuality and history of suicidal thoughts.

Raiders moving on securing Carr (1:32)
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3dAdam Schefter

Sources: Raiders, Carr close to massive deal

The Oakland Raiders and Derek Carr are close to finalizing a deal expected to pay the star quarterback about $25 million per year, league sources told ESPN.

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4dESPN.com news services

Sapp has memory loss, plans to donate brain

Warren Sapp announced on The Players' Tribune on Tuesday that he will donate his brain to concussion research when he dies.

Team Stats

Passing Yards253.213th
Rushing Yards120.16th
Points For26.07th
Points Against24.120th

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