Jets GM was advised to draft Derek Carr in 2014, report says
The Raiders entered Sunday’s Week 2 game against the Jets as two-touchdown favorites thanks in large part to their solidity at quarterback. Derek Carr, Oakland’s second-round draft pick in 2014 and already a two-time Pro Bowler, inked a five-year contract extension in June.
The Jets, who are given a one percent chance to make the Cheap Youth MLB Jerseys playoffs after the 2017 NFL season, entered the game with Josh McCown slated as the starter — not exactly settled at the position.
“There was a small segment of the (Jets) organization that felt Carr had the goods to be a franchise quarterback,” ESPN’s Rich Cimini reported Sunday morning. “The Jets interviewed him at the Senior Bowl and dispatched quarterbacks coach David Lee to his pro day at Fresno State. Impressed, Lee told people they should draft Carr.
The Packers moved the ball well in the second half. They were neck and neck with the Falcons all night in total yards and won the time of possession battle, but penalties, turnovers Detroit Tigers Cheap Jerseys and an inability to score in the red zone cost Green Bay in the end.
Rodgers finished the night 33 of 50 for 343 yards and two scores, but he was constantly pressured by the Falcons’ defense even when they lost 2016 NFL sack leader Vic Beasely to a leg injury in the second half.
Rodgers tried to pull off a mini fourth quarter comeback, but it was too little too late as the Falcons were able to hold on for the victory at opening night in their impressive new facility.
“They’re huge,” Ryan said of his running backs Freeman and Tevin Coleman to NBC after the game. “I mean, our offensive line, credit to Ty (Sambrailo) for coming in and stepping up for us with Ryan (Schraeder) going down, but those guys, they got the run game going, our backs are special, both those guys are special and they did a great job for us tonight.”