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Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders Agree To Contract Extension

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on Sunday.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - DECEMBER 06: Derek Carr #4 of the Las Vegas Raiders throws the ball during warmups before the game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on December 06, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Las Vegas Raiders made it official on Wednesday. They are keeping quarterback Derek Carr around for the foreseeable future.

Carr and the Raiders agreed to a three-year contract extension worth a maximum of $121.5 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. This new pact will keep Carr in Vegas through the 2025 season.

The Raiders' starter since his rookie year in 2014, Carr was the subject of some trade whispers this offseason. However, both he and the team made it clear they want their partnership to continue.

As far back as last season, Carr was on the record saying he wanted to finish his career with the silver and black. He'll be 34 when this new extension runs out.

“I’ve been on record saying I’m not playing for anybody else,” Carr said back in October. “I’m a Raider. One day, if by my choice or theirs I’m not, then I’m not. I’ll play golf and get really good at that.”

In eight NFL seasons, Carr has missed only two regular season games. He started all 17 in 2021, throwing for 4,804 yards, 23 touchdowns and 14 interceptions while leading the Raiders to the playoffs.

He'll look to get them back to the postseason in 2022, but it won't be easy in what is shaping up to be the best division in professional football.