HENDERSON, Nev. -- The Las Vegas Raiders are benching Derek Carr, the team's starting quarterback since 2014, first-year coach Josh McDaniels announced Wednesday.
Jarrett Stidham, acquired in an offseason trade from the New England Patriots, will start against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium, and undrafted rookie free agent Chase Garbers will be the backup.
Stidham, a 2019 fourth-round pick, will be making his first career start. He is 8-for-13 for 72 yards in three games this season.
Carr, who holds virtually every passing record in franchise history, had signed a three-year, $121.