Raiders' Carr hungry for wins in 2020: 'I'm tired of being disrespected'
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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr isn't happy about the way he and his teammates have been analyzed throughout the offseason.

Carr believes the Raiders' losing record in 2019 overshadowed players' true talent, influencing analysis such as the NFL Top 100 and Madden NFL player ratings. Now he wants to change that script.

"I'm going to be completely honest with you: I'm tired of being disrespected," Carr said Tuesday, according to's Grant Gordon. He continued: "What I'm tired of (is) the hype machine that sometimes the NFL can be.

"I played way better last year than I did in 2016, yet all we do is talk about that. Well, we won 12 games, so, oh yeah, everyone's excited. I'm done with all that stuff."

Carr led the Raiders to the playoffs in 2016 after posting a 12-3 regular-season record. He completed 63.8% of his pass attempts for 3,937 yards and 28 touchdowns against six interceptions that season.

Since then, he said, he and his teammates have been routinely overlooked.

"As soon as we go and win 12 games, (tight end) Darren Waller's gonna be top 10 on the (Top 100) NFL list, as he should've been this year; you can't tell me there's 95 better players than Darren Waller," Carr said.

He added: "How's (center) Rodney Hudson not on there? How's Trent Brown, the best right tackle in all of football, not on that list? It's this hype machine. As soon as we start winning, everyone's Madden ratings go up. Shocker."

Waller was voted No. 99 on the NFL Top 100 this offseason. The 27-year-old finished second among all tight ends in both catches (90) and receiving yards (1,145) in 2019.

Carr, meanwhile, set career highs in completion percentage (70.4%) and passing yards (4,054) last season while also tossing 21 touchdowns against eight interceptions. The Raiders, however, finished the season 7-9.

The 29-year-old said he didn't contemplate opting out of the coming season because he still has plenty to prove to himself and the organization.

"There was no question I was going to play this year," he said.

The Raiders have posted a combined record of 17-31 since their last winning campaign four years ago.

Raiders' Carr hungry for wins in 2020: 'I'm tired of being disrespected'
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