Nelson Agholor gaining Derek Carr, Raiders' trust in impressive start

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The Raiders’ signing of Nelson Agholor to a veterans minimum deal in March was a bit of an afterthought for a team that invested so heavily in receivers during the NFL draft.

But Agholor had his best game of the year in Sunday’s 45-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Allegiant Stadium in what has been a resurgent season for the 2015 first-round pick.

“Nelson has been such a huge pickup and such a great player for us,” quarterback Derek Carr said. “I’m sure there’s a few plays he wants back, but I told him I’m going to keep throwing it, so just keep doing what you’re doing.”

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