Derek Carr

A look back at Derek Carr’s top 10 games as a Las Vegas Raider

Top 10 Derek Carr games as Raiders QB

10) November 18, 2022 at Arizona Cardinals – Carr threw for 2 touchdowns and lead the Raiders on a last minute drive to hit Daniel Carlson’s first career game winning field goal. The Raiders won the game with a score of 23-21, with Derek Carr’s impressive performance being one of the key factors in their victory.

9) October 11, 2020 at Kansas City Chiefs – Carr threw for 3 touchdowns as the Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs in Carr’s only win versus Patrick Mahomes. Final score 40-32

8) October 19, 2017 vs Kansas City Chiefs – Carr threw for over 300 yards and 3 touchdowns leading to a crazy last second touchdown to Michael Crabtree winning 31-30. 

7) November 20, 2022 at Denver Broncos – Hitting his close friend Davante Adams for a walk off touchdown in Overtime to sweep the Broncos will be a cherished memory for him and Raiders fans alike. Final score 22-16/OT.

6) November 25, 2021 at Dallas Cowboys – Carr throws for over 350 yards and leading the Raiders to an Overtime game winning field goal lead to a Happy Thanksgiving for the silver and black over Dallas 36-33. 

5) October 24, 2021 vs Philadelphia Eagles – Carr had a remarkable 91% completion percentage and threw for 2 touchdowns in Rich Bisaccia’s 2nd game as Interim Head Coach winning 33-21. 

4) October 30, 2015 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Threw for a career record 513 yards and 4 touchdowns, including an Overtime touchdown to Seth Roberts. The Raiders won 30-24.  

  • Completion percentage: 78.6%
  • Passing yards: 513
  • Touchdowns: 4
  • Interceptions: 0
  • Quarterback rating: 140.2

These are some impressive stats, to say the least. Carr completed nearly 80% of his passes, threw for over 500 yards, and didn’t throw a single interception. His quarterback rating of 140.2 was also one of the best of his career.

3) November 20, 2014 vs Kansas City Chiefs – Carr’s first win of his career. The Raiders entered the game with a record of 0-10 and were considered heavy underdogs against the Chiefs, who were 7-3 at the time. Carr threw a game winning touchdown to James Jones lead to the Raiders snapping a year long losing streak. Final score 24-20. 

Derek Carr’s first NFL career victory was an important one for the Raiders and for Carr himself. It showed that he had the talent and the leadership to be a successful quarterback in the NFL. While his passing yardage total was not particularly impressive, his poise and decision-making were key to the victory. The Raiders’ defense also played a huge role in the win, holding the Chiefs to just 20 points and intercepting Alex Smith twice.

2) November 27, 2016 vs Carolina Panthers – Despite a broken finger, Carr donned the black glove and threw for over 300 yards including leading the Raiders on a game winning field goal drive beating the defending NFC Champions 35-32.

1) January 09, 2022 vs Los Angeles Chargers – Carr lead the Raiders to the playoffs in this last second thriller at the end of 2021.  Carr threw two touchdowns and lead the Raiders on a Game winning field goal drive with no time left in Overtime. Final score 35-32.