Jarett Stidham gives the Raiders the best chance to win out
Fresh New Look for Raiders Offense
Brand new quarterback means you can throw out all the game film you have on how to defend the Raiders signal-caller up until this point of the season. Plenty of teams and players have been vocal about the things that rattle Derek Carr. It seems like as of lately teams are also figuring out how to defend against his strengths and in turn exploiting his weaknesses.
Jarrett Stidham brings a new look to the offense that teams have yet to face. As previously mentioned, he probably doesn’t give you quite the ceiling Carr has, but that might be exactly what this team needs right now. Can it be sustainable? who knows, but the Raiders don’t need Mr. Right, they need Mr. Right Now.
They only need to win their next two games to do their part in landing the second wild card spot and after that playoff magic and momentum can take the wheel.
The Raiders benching Derek Carr does have a lot to do with preserving his health and their ability to trade him or cut him without owing him 40+ million dollars. Making a decision in the present to preserve the future is undoubtedly the right decision.
Las Vegas Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels and GM Dave Ziegler do not have the cache to make the decision on Derek Carr's replacement
Jarrett Stidham being at the helm as his backup though still gives the Raiders hope and, in my opinion, gives them the best chance at making a run and winning their final two games.
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