Jon Gruden asks a lot of his quarterbacks. Rich Gannon was one who brilliantly handled all the responsibilities Gruden demands. Derek Carr is showing he is as capable.
“I think he’s one of the best, in terms of processing information,” Gruden said of Carr, via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area. “I think he craves new things. He wants more. . . . ‘What do we have today? What are we doing today? What’s new? What do we got?’ He has a photographic memory. It comes so easy to him. He’s got the offense mastered more than I do.”
Carr will never know the offense better than Gruden, of course, but he’s worked hard to “master it.”
The fifth-year veteran has appeared quite comfortable running the Raiders’ offense.
“There’s a lot of hard work for sure, a lot of hours spent trying…