Del Rio: Carr 'ready to play' vs. Chargers

From ESPN - October 13, 2017

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr came off the Oakland Raiders injury report on Friday after he was a full participant in practice, and as expected he will start at quarterback Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.

"He will be ready to play," Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said Friday. "I think it was smart to give him the week (off), which we did. Even though he was pushing for last week. He's cleared to go and got the green light. Doctors and trainers all gave him the go.

"He had a full week of practice for the most part, so we are ready to go."

Carr, who suffered a transverse process fracture in his back on a sack at the Denver Broncos on Oct. 1, sat out Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Raiders' third straight defeat.

After being diagnosed with the injury, Carr apologized to Del Rio.


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