Derek Carr on Del Rio firing: ‘It hurts’
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr appears to be a bit shaken up over the firing of head coach Jack Del Rio.
Speaking with reporters minutes after Del Rio was fired following a season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, Carr reacted to the news saying, “It hurts,” per Matt Schneidman of The Mercury News.
Derek Carr on Del Rio firing: “It hurts. It’s a sucky thing…They’re family.”
— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) January 1, 2018
Amidst high expectations, the Raiders finished the 2017 season at just 6-10. Carr himself wasn’t immune to their struggles either, entering Sunday’s finale with 3,253 yards passing and 21 touchdowns to 12 interceptions. That said, the team seems to have a respected target in mind to succeed Del Rio, so hopefully the two-time Pro Bowler won’t be down in the dumps for too long.