Raiders' Derek Carr to be cleared for offseason workouts

The Raiders quarterback suffered a broken fibula in his right leg during the team's Week 16 game and promptly underwent surgery.

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Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie confirmedMonday at the NFL owner’s meetings in Phoenixthat quarterback Derek Carr is healing from his broken leg and will be ready for offseason workouts,ESPN reported.

Carrsuffered a broken fibula in his right leg during the team's Week 16 win over the Colts and promptly underwent surgerythree days later to repair the injury. He was initially given arecovery timetable of six to eightweeks, so heshould be fully healthy when the teambegins offseason activities April 17.

The Raiders finished last season with a 12-4 record and clinched a playoff berthfor the first time since 2002 as Carr made his case for MVP honorsbefore getting hurt.

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