NFL.com The NFL’s richest man now resides in Oakland. The Raiders on Thursday signed Derek Carr to a five-year, $125 million extension, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, citing sources familiar with the deal. The deal has elevated Carr over Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck as the league’s highest paid player in terms of average money per year.
We all knew that Oakland Raiders star Derek Carr was going to get paid, he is arguably the best young quarterback in the league, but it’s shocking that he is now the highest paid player in NFL history. Good for Derek Carr, all accounts are that he is a great person and an incredible leader, everything that you would want in a young star quarterback. Now the pressure is on, Derek Carr is the highest paid player in he history of the league after signing a five year $125 million deal, its time for him to deliver a Lombardi Trophy.