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Raiders GM Addresses QB Derek Carr Speculation

A closeup of Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr pointing with one finger during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 02: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown pass against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 2, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has three years remaining on the five-year, $125 million contract extension he signed in 2017. However, Carr has been the subject of trade rumors this offseason.

There has been speculation that the Raiders are in play for Tom Brady, which would render Carr dispensable. There has also been the suggestion that the Bears and Raiders should swap quarterbacks, with Carr heading to the Windy City and Mitchell Trubisky going to Vegas.

At the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis today, Raiders general manager Mike Mayock was asked about Carr. His answer didn't exactly quell any rumors that the team would be open to dealing the signal caller.

"Derek played at a high level last season. I'm very happy with Derek. But as I've said before, we will evaluate every position on our roster and if there's a chance to upgrade, we will look into that,"e said.

That sounds like someone who could potentially be open for business. It could just be your standard press conference cliches though. We'll see.

Carr has been with the Raiders since 2014. He set career-highs in completion percentage (70.4) and passing yards (4,054) last season, and has been durable throughout his career.

There will be a market for him if Las Vegas decides to ultimately pursue a trade.