The Las Vegas Raiders will start Jarrett Stidham as their quarterback against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17. He will replace long-time starter Derek Carr, announced head coach Josh McDaniels. Carr has thrown a league-high 14 interceptions this season.

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Stidham was acquired in an off-season trade from the New England Patriots. He will make his first start of the campaign on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium, and undrafted rookie free agent Chase Garbers will be the backup. Stidham is 8-for-13 for 72 yards in three games this season. He is considered a dual-threat quarterback and could offer the Raiders a different attacking option compared to Carr.

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Jarrett Stidham was born on August 8, 1996, in Corbin, Kentucky. He is 26.


Stidham Rochelle Stidham and Juder Stidham are his parents. He tied the knot with Kennedy Stidham in 2019. The couple met as students at Baylor. Kennedy is the daughter of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CEO Tad Brown. They have one child, a daughter born in 2022.

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Jarrett Stidham played college football at Auburn. He was selected by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Stidham spent three seasons as a backup for New England before he was traded to the Raiders in 2022. He finished his collegiate career throwing for 7,215 passing yards and 48 touchdowns with 13 interceptions. He also added 224 rushing yards and nine touchdowns on the ground.

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In his NFL career, he has only thrown 342 passing yards on 32 passes. Stidham spent two seasons with the Patriots, making eight appearances and throwing for 270 yards on 24 passes and two touchdowns. He had two touchdowns and four interceptions to his name.

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Net worth

According to, Stidham has an estimated net worth of $5 million.