Derek Carr says Colin Kaepernick would slot in ‘nice’ with Las Vegas Raiders

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HENDERSON, Nev. — Quarterback Derek Carr on Tuesday endorsed the Las Vegas Raiders giving quarterback Colin Kaepernick a exercise on the group facility two weeks in the past and mentioned, “I feel he’d be nice” within the locker room, ought to Las Vegas signal Kaepernick.Kaepernick, who took a knee to protest police brutality and racial injustice throughout the pregame enjoying of the nationwide anthem, has not performed within the NFL since 2016, and the Raiders are the one group to have labored him out since then.”I do not wish to communicate for everyone in that type of sense — I do not need somebody mad at me for saying, ‘I feel it will be nice,’ — however I do know him and I might get alongside nice,” Carr mentioned Tuesday, following the Raiders’ first obligatory minicamp apply. “I do know we’ve got previously, and I feel we might once more. I feel for probably the most half, I feel he’d get alongside nice with our guys.”2 RelatedCarr mentioned he has been accustomed to Kaepernick for the reason that two performed within the Western Athletic Convention, with Fresno State and Nevada, respectively, in 2009. Kaepernick was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers within the second spherical (No. 36 total) of the 2011 draft whereas Carr was chosen by the Raiders within the second spherical (additionally No. 36 total) three years later.”I keep in mind our days again then, and simply watching him and what he did in school and attending to know him and speaking to him on the telephone,” Carr mentioned. “I’ve instructed you guys, I’ve cherished my time with him. I feel he is an important man. He is been nice to be round. I’ve loved being round him, speaking with him, competing towards him.”Carr’s older brother David spent an offseason with Kaepernick with the 49ers after the 2011 draft.”He is like, ‘I like Colin, he is superior,'” Carr mentioned of his brother.Carr mentioned he didn’t meet with Kaepernick the day of his Could 25 exercise, however he was given a heads up on the exercise by new Raiders coach Josh McDaniels.”I actually mentioned the identical factor I am telling you — I’ve loved my time round him, I like him,” Carr recalled. “Him and I might get alongside nice.”I feel they did it within the afternoon,” Carr mentioned of the exercise, “and I used to be already on the golf course with my two older boys.”The Raiders presently have 4 quarterbacks on their roster — Carr, Nick Mullens, Jarrett Stidham and Chase Garbers.

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