Derek Carr completed his 13th 4th quarter comeback in the last three years on Thursday night, defeating the Chiefs 31-30 in a thriller that went right down to the wire. Carr's talent is unquestionable, but there is more to the Raiders quarterback than meets the eye.
Whether you want to call it "magic", "it", or a "Kobe-like gene" there is something about Derek Carr that allows him to play at his best in the most crucial of times. We've seen it over and over again and the story consistently ends in the same way: Derek Carr leading his team to a comeback victory with little or no time left on the clock. It isn't always the most talented player that soars the highest, rather the leader whose able to elevate those around him and put the team on his back.
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