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Raiders, Derek Carr complete monster contract extension

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 04: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a three-yard touchdown pass against the Buffalo Bills during their NFL game at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on December 4, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

  • Per his own Twitter account,  Derek Carr's new contract with the Oakland Raiders is done. It has been widely reported that the deal is worth in the region of $25 million a year, and will be for an additional five years for a total of $125 million.
  • Carr is coming off a season where he finished as PFF’s sixth-highest-graded quarterback, earning a career-high 87.0 grade. In 2015, Carr earned an 86.4 grade, which was good for 10th-best among QBs.
  • Carr was one of the NFL’s most accurate quarterbacks when throwing passes 20 or more yards down the field in 2016. His completion percentage of 51.8 percent ranked fifth-best among 34 qualifiers.

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