‘Pisses Me Off’: Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr Breaks Down In Tears During Postgame Interview


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It has been a rough season for the Las Vegas Raiders.

Following yet another loss Sunday to the Jeff Saturday-led Indianapolis Colts on the Raiders’ home field, quarterback Derek Carr let it all out during the postgame press conference.

The teary-eyed quarterback appeared to cast doubt on some of his teammates for not putting in maximum amounts of effort.

“I wish everybody in that room felt the same way about this place — and as a leader that pisses me off, if I’m being honest,” Carr said.

With the loss, the Raiders dropped to 2-7 on the season.

It’s understandable how Carr is upset to lose again, but to be crying like that to the press as a team captain is an embarrassing look.

The Raiders are three games behind the Los Angeles Chargers for the final playoff spot in the AFC. After watching this train wreck of a season unfold, Raiders’ owner Mark Davis should consider firing head coach Josh McDaniels. From the looks of it, the Raiders will finish the regular season on the outside looking in with McDaniels leading the way.

McDaniels has proved time and time again that he is not fit to be an NFL head coach. In his head coaching career, he has an overall record of 13-24. The long-time New England Patriots offensive coordinator dropped the ball as the Denver Broncos’ coach from 2009-2010 and is doing the same now with Vegas. (RELATED: NFL Fans In Germany Sing ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads’ In A Special Sports Moment)

After acquiring stud wide-receiver DaVante Adams over the offseason in a trade with the Green Bay Packers, it felt like a foregone conclusion that the Raiders would be back in the playoffs again this season. Yet, somehow, they managed to get drastically worse. If blame is needed anywhere for their season being sour, it should rest squarely on the shoulders of McDaniels before any one player.

It’s hard to believe that the Raiders would be this bad under former head coach Jon Gruden. Gruden stepped down as the Raiders’ head coach in the middle of the season in 2021 after offensive emails from him that were deemed racist and homophobic surfaced online.

The situation with Gruden is sticky to say the least, but maybe enough time has passed where he can be forgiven so he can return to the sidelines again. Gruden was signed to a 10-year deal with the Raiders before his past emails came back to haunt him.

When your star quarterback is having an emotional breakdown in front of the media, you know your team has big issues.