Carr at Raiders minicamp: “I’d probably quit” if team traded him

The annual trade speculation about the Fresno State standout is all good and well, so long as it doesn’t actually happen.

Deshaun Watson has made it clear that he wants out of Houston. 

Russell Wilson at one point was unhappy with his situation in Seattle – though things have been ironed out since.


And we all know about the situation between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

Then there is Derek Carr, who falls into a different category. He just wants to be the quarterback of the Las Vegas Raiders — period. The fact that he seems to be the subject of trade rumors just about every offseason doesn’t matter to him, so long as it doesn’t actually happen.

“I’d probably quit football if I had to play for somebody else,” Carr told media members after Tuesday’s minicamp. “I am a Raider for my entire life. I’m going to root for one team for the rest of my life – it’s the Raiders. So I just feel that so strong in my heart, I don’t need a perfect situation … to make things right.

“I’d rather go down with the ship – you know what I’m saying? – if I have to.”

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