The Oakland Raiders made quarterback Derek Carr the richest player per year in average yearly salary on Thursday morning, and now the entire NFL world knows about it. Carr signed a $125 million deal worth $25 million per season.
Fellow gridiron greats sent 'DC" a lot of love on Thursday morning. Here were some of the best reactions from across the NFL:
Michael Vick's 10-year, $130 million contract signed in 2004 is still technically a richer contract than Carr's new deal. Here's what old speedster had to say to Carr:
Former Raiders receiver Rod Streater, now a newly-signed Buffalo Bill, may have temporarily forgot where he plays when he tweeted at Carr this morning:
The 26-year-old, two-time Pro Bowler was a leading candidate in the 2016 MVP race before breaking his leg on Christmas Eve. Carr has thrown for 11,194 yards, 81 touchdowns and 31 interceptions in three seasons.