Derek Carr received a significant raise earlier this week, agreeing to a three-year contract extension with the Las Vegas Raiders.
The 2022 season will be a bit different for Carr because it'll be his first year under Josh McDaniels. However, he's already putting in the work to make sure he's on the same page as his new head coach.
Speaking about McDaniels this week, Carr said his playbook has "something for everybody."
"It’s going to take a lot of work for our guys to learn it. And we’ve already started that process, but usually with the teams that have the most success like he has had the last 20 years or so, there’s usually a good amount of volume there," Carr said, via ProFootballTalk. "But at the same time, he’s all about playing fast. And so, I’m excited. I really am excited. Obviously, it’s different. But the same amount of work is going to be required to get it done."
It certainly sounds like Carr is a fan of his head coach.
Judging by McDaniels' comments about Carr's recent contract extension, the feeling is mutual.
"What he did, and what we were willing to come to terms on, I think shows you he is significantly invested in this place, this organization, and helping us in anyway that he can to try to win," McDaniels said, via NFL.com.
There'll be a lot of pressure on the Raiders to have success this fall, especially after acquiring Davante Adams and Chandler Jones earlier this offseason.