The Raiders went 12-4 last season and made the playoffs for the first time since 2002, when they lost in the

The Jets have struggled with quarterback drafting lately.

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The Jets are Raiders are forever linked by the infamous Heidi Game in 1968, the season that quarterback Joe Namath took New York and the NFL world by storm.

Not a lot has gone right for the Jets since Namath led them to a victory in Super Bowl III. And for a stretch of about 30 years, the Jets and Raiders were also linked by their inability to draft and develop quarterbacks.

Then the Raiders picked Derek Carr in Round 2 in 2014. He has turned out to be a fantastic player, a starter from Day 1, already a two-time Pro Bowler, with 83 touchdown passes and 31 interceptions to date, plus a 88.4 quarterback rating since his rookie year.

The Raiders went 12-4 last season and made the playoffs for the first time since 2002, when they lost in the Super Bowl. From 2003-15, the Raiders had no winning seasons and averaged 4.8 victories per year.

As the Jets prepare to visit Carr in Oakland on Sunday, does the Raiders’ success with him provide a blueprint for the Jets to perhaps break their quarterback-drafting woes …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports

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