Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr offered an impassioned defense of suspended middle linebacker Vontaze Burfict in London on Wednesday, and coach Jon Gruden told reporters he is “not happy … at all” with the NFL’s decision to sideline Burfict for the remainder of the season.

Carr said Burfict is “one of the most misunderstood people in the NFL” and had become one of his favorite teammates in their short time together.

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Carr again referenced the fight between Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey and Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., and New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones’ helmet-to-helmet hit on Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen.

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