Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has some heat on his fastball. That’s been pretty standard throughout his career and clearly evident during a rookie season where the 2014 second-round pick started all 16 games.
Carr said after his June 9 press conference that his passes have a bit more juice following mandated rest to rehab a right finger injury.
Exactly how fast does a Derek Carr pass come at you. The second-year pro offered a unique perspective Tuesday on his Instagram page. He posted a few videos throwing right at the camera. A receiver caught one from 12 yards out, right at the point of impact. Another hit the lens.
These posts have created considerable buzz, and former NFL quarterback, current ESPN analyst Mark Brunell is doing one for his network.
Here are the original posts:
Carr posted another successful attempt in slow motion: