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Raiders tab Derek Carr as starting quarterback

The Raiders are going with the rookie at quarterback. Fox’s Jay Glazer reports the Raiders have switched starters, with Derek Carr getting the nod over Matt Schaub. According to Glazer, players have been informed of the decision. The Raiders’ decision to go with Carr comes after the second-round pick from Fresno State completed 11-of-13 passes…

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Polamalu a Steelers captain for the first time

The Steelers have announced their 2014 team captains, and one of the most tenured and respected members of the team has become a captain for the first time in his career. Safety Troy Polamalu, embarking on his 12th season with the team, will serve as the defensive captain. Polamalu succeeds safety Ryan Clark, who left…

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Rams claim Case Keenum off waivers from Texans

The Rams have another quarterback, just in case. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Rams claimed Case Keenum off waivers from the Texans. Keenum was squeezed out in Houston when the Texans traded for Ryan Mallett, and he’ll slot in with the Rams behind Shaun Hill. Austin Davis was the only other quarterback on…

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Oakland Raiders to start Derek Carr at QB over Matt Schaub

Derek Carr will start at quarterback over Matt Schaub for the Oakland Raiders in their regular season opener, according to Jay Glazer. Carr was the team’s second round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Fresno State where he led college football with 5,082 yards and 50 touchdowns. Nearly 1,000 more yards and 10 […]

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