Raiders benching QB Derek Carr

The Raiders are benching quarterback Derek Carr, per head coach Josh McDaniels. Jarrett Stidham will start the final two games of the season.

Fantasy Impact: 

Before the official benching today, many were speculating such a move was in the works, and would mean the Raiders move on from Carr in the offseason - so keeping Carr healthy between now and then was vital. This certainly seems like where we're headed after recent meltdowns over the past several games. The Raiders are still mathematically alive for a playoff berth but need to win out and get help. It looks like Stidham will have to be the one to get the Raiders there.

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