Derek Carr is plenty to blame for the Raiders’ offensive ineptitude this season, but he hasn’t been helped by head coach Jon Gruden’s unimaginative play-calling and the poor personnel decisions made by Gruden and general manager Reggie McKenzie. According to Pro Football Focus, the average depth of Carr’s passes this season is 6.2 yards. That
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."