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Raiders poll: What are your expectations of Marcus Mariota?

Are you still confident that our backup QB can help Raiders if needed?

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The vast majority of reports regarding new Raiders’ backup quarterback Marcus Mariota in training camp have not been good.

The former Tennessee Titans starter, who the Raiders signed in March and are paying top-level backup money to, has looked rusty and nowhere near able to push Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr, which some expected.

Mariota — who is clearly suffering from a lack of a normal offseason in a new system — continued to struggle in practice on Thursday.

Gruden’s glowing review of Mariota last week in which the coach said the quarterback was “dazzling” seems like months ago.

While it’s still early and Mariota can get it together with the Silver and Black, I think it’s fair to wonder not only if he is capable of beating out Carr, but if he can even help the Raiders if Carr gets hurt.

What are your feelings?

Take our poll and expires your thoughts in the comments section below.


What are your thoughts on Marcus Mariota?

This poll is closed

  • 64%
    Still confident
    (545 votes)
  • 35%
    Worried if Carr gets hurt
    (303 votes)
848 votes total Vote Now