Marcus Mariota, Cam Newton | The Tennessean-USA TODAY Sports
Who would you rather have as Derek Carr’s backup?
The Raiders never seriously considered Newton — who is coming off of a shoulder surgery — and they signed Mariota very early in free agency. There is no sure thing Newton will even be effective when he comes back. Las Vegas clearly preferred Mariota.
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