Raiders shake up quarterbacks

The Raiders are making some changes in their quarterback room.

Marcus Mariota, the backup quarterback who has been struggling with a strained pectoral muscle, has been placed on injured reserve. Under the NFL’s rules for the 2020 season, that means Mariota can return after three weeks.

DeShone Kizer, who spent last season with the Raiders, has been added to their practice squad. A 2017 second-round pick of the Browns, Kizer has some playing experience, both in Cleveland and in Green Bay, and could be called upon in an emergency.

Related players: Derek Carr, Nathan Peterman

Fantasy Impact: 

Carr, of course, remains the starter but the only other healthy QB on the roster is Peterman at this point.

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