The veteran quarterback left New Orleans in the game against the Packers after suffering a sack in the third quarter
The New Orleans Saints were hit hard this Sunday at Lambeau Field.
Veteran quarterback Derek Carr had to leave the game against the Green Bay Packers due to an injury after receiving a sack from defensive lineman Rashan Gary.
According to the original Fox Sports broadcast, Derek Carr was taken to the locker room to have his right shoulder X-rayed.
Jameis Winston replaced Derek Carr, who was sacked three times in the game.
Initially, the Saints reported that Derek Carr was questionable to return to the game before the loss.
Before leaving the game, Derek Carr completed 13 of 18 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown.
Derek Carr, who came to New Orleans this offseason as a free agent, threw for 533 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the first two weeks of the season.
Before joining the Saints, Derek Carr played nine years for the Las Vegas Raiders, who drafted him in the second round of the 2014 draft out of Fresno State. In his career he had four Pro Bowl selections.
Winston, who was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the first overall pick in the 2015 draft from Florida State, came to the Saints in 2020 as a possible successor to Drew Brees, however, injuries and inconsistency did not allow him to take the title . and has only started 10 games in New Orleans, where he has a 6-4 record.
In just eight years of his career, Winston has amassed 1,738 completions for 21,840 yards with 139 touchdowns and 96 interceptions.