"We talked about tailoring our system to fit them, but I've got a hunch that a lot of the things we did in Philadelphia will match up real nice and be effective," Musgrave said on a conference call.
Oakland ranked dead last in offense in 2014 with rookie quarterback
"The presence of Derek was definitely a factor," Musgrave said. "I think a number of coaches have expressed interest in being Jack's offensive coordinator I know he talked to a number of people, and one of the main reasons would be the presence of Derek Carr."
Carr completed 18 of 36 passes for just 158 yards. He averaged 4.4 yards per attempt. Carr did throw one touchdown, but also turned the ball over twice. He threw one interception and lost a fumble. Carr actually fumbled twice during the contest, but the Raiders were able to recover one of the loose balls. Carr wasn't much of a threat on the ground, picking up 6 rushing yards on three attempts.
In his rookie season, Carr wound up starting all 16 games for Oakland. He finished with 21 touchdowns against 11 interceptions. Carr threw for 3,270 yards.
"I got here early to work out and see how I would feel during that and after that and I felt pretty good," Carr said at a press conference Wednesday. "So, felt good at practice today, obviously not 100 percent but it felt good to practice and be out here."
Carr has been able to start every game for the Raiders this season, completing 58.6 percent of his passes while racking up 3,112 passing yards, 20 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. The Raiders are a 14-point underdog in Denver in Week 17.
With Carr out,
Carr opened the second quarter by finding a wide-open James Jones in the back of the end zone for a three-yard score. He hit his fullback on a one-yard flare route with less than three minutes left in the game to extend his team's lead to nine points, an insurance touchdown that came in handy when the Bills were able to answer with a score a few minutes later.
Carr opened the season with 10 straight losses but has won three of his last five games, with all three of his wins coming at home. He'll hit the road for a Week 17 matchup with the Broncos in Denver.
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