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LAS VEGAS — Derek Carr, his voice cracking at times and his eyes growing watery, spoke on a number of subjects in the Las Vegas Raiders quarterback’s weekly media conference Wednesday, less than 48 hours after Jon Gruden had resigned.
The torrent of offensive emails authored by Gruden still fresh in his mind, Carr talked for nearly 15 minutes, saying he was emotional but had a job to do, and that the Raiders’ season was not done. He also spoke of the mood in a shell-shocked locker room and offered a suggestion to the NFL when it comes to private emails and texts.
Here is the complete transcript of Carr’s presser with reporters (questions have been edited for clarity).
What’s been your message to your teammates? And do you get a sense of where everyone else is mentally?
Carr: Yeah, again, I can’t speak for everybody. I’m not in everybody’s shoes. A lot of emotions obviously. Didn’t see all of this coming. I don’t think any of us did. It just caught us all by surprise, but there will be a day for those feelings. There will be a day and a time to talk about all that, and I’ll get into