Derek Carr was put on blast by ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith after the loss to Arizona in Week 2
The Las Vegas Raiders are 0-2 entering the Week 3 matchup against the Tennessee Titans and after a 20-point lead that was blown in Week 2, the pressure is on this team to deliver. And that includes quarterback Derek Carr.
The quarterback got the Week 2 game off to a good start and played well. But as the game went on, the Raiders offense struggled and they let Kyler Murray and the Cardinals hang around. In the end, it burned them and now Vegas sits at 0-2.
The next day, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith blasted Carr on “First Take”, letting it all out about his play:
“Do you want to be pedestrian? Do you want to be average? … Or do you want to step the hell up and understand who the hell is in your division? You got to answer that call and you are the face of the franchise. You give all the right quotes, you say all the right things, you represent the franchise off the field in a prestige fashion – we appreciate that but when you gonna step the hell up and remind everybody you can ball too and lead this team to another level? Josh Jacob ain’t no scrub Davante Adams a stud, arguably the best wide receiver in football. Waller is a bad brother one of the top three tight ends in football in a lot of people’s eyes. Hunter Renfrow ain’t no joke you got weapons. What the hell are you doing? Handle your business,”
Watch the clip below:
Stephen A Smith actually provided some good insight on the Raiders & Derek Carr.
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Smith doesn’t hold back on Carr and puts the blame on his shoulders for the struggles on offense and the 0-2 start. He’s partially right and Carr knows that he has to play better in order for this team to turn things around in what is a very tough AFC.
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