Derek Carr claims Colin Kaepernick would make a great teammate with the Las Vegas Raiders

HENDERSON, Nev. — Quarterback Derek Carr Tuesday was the day that the endorsed Raiders Giving the quarterback Colin Kaepernick Two weeks ago, he did a workout at the team's facility and stated that he would be great in the locker room if Las Vegas signed Kaepernick.

Kaepernick took a knee during the pregame performance of the national song to protest police brutality, racial injustice, and has not played in an NFL game since 2016. Since then, the Raiders have been the only team to work him out.

Carr stated Tuesday that he didn't wish to speak for everyone in this sense. However, he said, “I don’t want anyone mad at me for saying, ‘I think it would great.'” Carr spoke after the Raiders' mandatory minicamp practice. “I believe that we have done so in the past. I also think we will do it again. He would get along with the guys, which I believe is the majority of his personality.”

Carr stated that he was familiar with Kaepernick from their time playing in the Western Athletic Conference with Fresno State in 2009 and Nevada in 2009. Kaepernick was selected by the San Francisco 49ers In the second round (No. 36 overall) of 2011 draft. Carr was then selected by the Raiders in Round 2 (also No. 36 overall) three more years later.

Carr said that he recalled their days together back then, as well as watching his college work and getting to know him over the phone. “I've said it before, but I love my time with him. I think he is a great guy. He has been great to me. I enjoyed being with him, his conversations, and playing against him.

David Carr, Carr's older brother, spent the offseason with Kaepernick after the 2011 draft.

Carr described his brother as saying, “He's like Colin, he is awesome,”

Carr claimed that he didn’t meet Kaepernick during his May 25 workout. However, Josh McDaniels gave Carr a heads up about the workout.

Carr said, “I literally said exactly the same thing that I'm telling to you — I've enjoyed being around him, and I love him,” Carr said. “Him would get along with me great.

Carr said that he believed the exercise was done in the afternoon. “And I was already on my way to the golf course with my older boys.”

Four quarterbacks are currently on the Raiders roster: Carr, Nick Mullens, Jarrett Stidham Chase Garbers.

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