Derek Carr’s NFL future is beginning is coming into focus. The Saints, Panthers and Jets stay within the dialog, however Carr is barely leaning towards signing with New York, in accordance with ESPN.
The Jets met with Carr a second time final week in Indianapolis. During the NFL Scouting Combine, Jets coach Robert Saleh supplied a glowing evaluate of his conferences with Carr. The Jets are additionally persevering with to attend for Aaron Rodgers’ choice relating to his future.
“Derek’s received an elite make-up almost about soccer IQ,” Saleh stated, through the staff’s web site. “He’s received large accuracy and arm energy. He can put the ball anyplace you need. He’s underrated by way of a scrambler, having the ability to transfer out of the pocket and all that stuff.
“He’s been requested to do loads in his profession. He’s extra in keeping with what [Matt] Stafford’s profession has been by way of if you happen to can simply get him to a spot that may encompass him with all of the items and permit him to simply quarterback, it would be fairly cool. He’s a strong younger man.”
Saleh in contrast Carr to Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford, who gained a Super Bowl later in his profession after altering groups.
Carr’s and Stafford’s careers are comparable. While their profession stats are extraordinarily comparable, Carr truly has 4 instances as many Pro Bowl picks as Stafford, whose solely Pro Bowl season was in 2014. Both quarterbacks additionally toiled on subpar groups for giant chunks of their careers. Stafford lastly tasted postseason success in his first 12 months in Los Angeles after spending the primary 12 years of his profession in Detroit. He threw the game-winning landing cross throughout the Rams’ Super Bowl LVI win over the Bengals.
Carr is unquestionably hoping to have comparable success throughout the again 9 of his profession. That success might are available in New York whereas taking part in for a coach that clearly values him.
“He’s an incredible younger man,” Saleh stated of Carr. “He’s a father of 4. His thoughts’s in the appropriate spot. He understands, he retains the primary factor the primary factor. He’s a formidable younger man, for certain.”
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