Fantasy football: Power ranking Raiders top 5 players in 2019

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 24: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half of their NFL football game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 24, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 24: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half of their NFL football game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 24, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) /
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OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 02: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown pass against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 2, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 02: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown pass against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 2, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /

2. Derek Carr

Last season, Derek Carr threw for over 4,000 yards for the Raiders, while completing nearly 70 percent of his passes. Those are incredible numbers considering he did not have any pass protection, and his best weapon at wide receiver for most of the season was an aging Jordy Nelson.

Fast forward to 2019, and all of that should change, as Carr has a solid offensive line in front of him, and the best weapons he has ever had in his NFL career. Guys like Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams are going to flourish in this offense, and rookie Josh Jacobs has the do-everything ability that this team has been missing in recent years.

For Carr, this could mean the most productive season of his NFL career, and he could end up being one of the top fantasy quarterbacks by the time this season is over. Remember, he is going into his second year in the same system for only the second time in his career, and we all know what he did in 2016 during the first time he was able to get comfortable in an offense.