New Orleans Saints Sign Quarterback Derek Carr to Four-Year Contract
The New Orleans Saints have signed free agent quarterback Derek Carr to a four-year contract, announced by the team’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Mickey Loomis.
Saints Head Coach Dennis Allen expressed excitement over working with Carr again, as he previously worked with Carr at the beginning of his professional football career.
Carr spent his first nine seasons with the Oakland Raiders, starting all 142 of his regular-season games and setting numerous team passing records.
He was also selected to four Pro Bowl Games and ranks fourth in the NFL in passing yards since his debut in 2014.
In his final season with the Raiders, Carr threw for 3,522 yards and 24 touchdowns.
Prior to the NFL, Carr played for Fresno State, where he established 27 school records and 21 Mountain West Conference records.