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QB Derek Carr ‘sick of losing’ as Las Vegas Raiders drop second straight game

On a day he became the Raiders’ all-time leader in touchdown passes, Derek Carr was more hung up on his team’s second consecutive defeat that dropped them to 2-2 on the season and prompted the franchise quarterback to vent, “I’m sick of losing.”

LAS VEGAS — On a day he became the Raiders’ all-time leader in touchdown passes, Derek Carr was more hung up on his team’s second consecutive defeat that dropped them to 2-2 on the season and prompted the $125 million franchise quarterback to vent, “I’m sick of losing.”

Carr’s career record as a starter fell to 41-57 with Las Vegas’ 30-23 defeat to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Entering the 2020 season, his 55 losses were the second-most by a quarterback in his first six years in the league, trailing only brother David’s 56 losses.

“I’m sick of losing,” Carr said. “I’m sick of working as hard as I do, and as we do, and going out there and losing. I mean, it sucks. Enough is enough.

“The things that are hurting us in these close games is not them; it’s us. That’s the hard part to swallow.”

Although Carr had a strong day throwing the ball against a stingy Bills defense — he finished 32-of-44 for 311 yards and two touchdowns and has yet to throw an interception in 144 pass attempts — he lost another fumble in the fourth quarter.

Three of the Raiders’ four lost fumbles in the fourth quarter this season have been charged to Carr, and the Raiders’ minus-4 turnover differential in the fourth quarter is the worst mark in the NFL.

“Me being here, my seventh year, I’ve seen too much crap,” Carr said. “I’ve seen a whole bunch of crap, if I’m just being honest with you.

“Is it going to take my positivity and my joy away? Absolutely not. I’m going to be me, regardless. But is it OK for me to be a little hot, a littleā€¦

Paul Gutierrez

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