Raiders QB Derek Carr returns to practice from finger injury

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Ever since he was big enough to throw a football, Derek Carr has done just that any chance he could get.

So when an injury to the ring finger on his throwing hand prevented him from doing just that for more than a month, the frustration level grew for Carr even if he knew that the time off was what was best for him and the Oakland Raiders.

Carr was a full participant in practice for the first time since April when he stepped back in as Oakland's starting quarterback Tuesday for the first practice of a three-day mandatory minicamp.

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