Fox television cameras caught Derek Carr on the ground, appearing to be in visible pain during a New Orleans Saints third-quarter drive. The Saints were comfortably ahead 17-0 in the second half of an injury-plagued Green Bay Packers home opener in Week 3.
New Orleans Saints: Derek Carr was in serious pain
Packers linebacker Rashan Gary took Carr to the ground. And Carr struggled to get up.
Bad news: #Sains QB Derek Carr left the medical tent and going to the locker room.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) September 24, 2023
Carr is questionable to return against the Green Bay Packers
Per the Fox telecast, Carr suffered a shoulder injury and was taken into the locker room for an X-ray. The Saints ruled Carr questionable to return against the Packers.
Derek Carr (shoulder) questionable to return to today’s game
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 24, 2023
Backup quarterback Jameis Winston came in to relieve Carr after the injury. The Saints will rely on Winston and Taysom Hill to try and close out a win in Week 3.
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