Found October 23, 2013 on NESN.com:
A familiar face returned to the Patriots this week. After spending the 2011 season with New England, Andre Carter played the next campaign with Oakland, but now the veteran defensive tackle is back in Foxboro and he couldn’t be happier about it. Carter told reporters he had two choices: Patriots or retirement, and Bill Belichick was pleased with his decision, complimenting his work ethic and presence in the locker room. Check out the above video to hear more from Carter. Filed under: NESN Sports Today, NESN Video, New England Patriots, Top Stories, Video
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