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Cris Carter credits Buddy Ryan with a career wake up call

Although Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter made his name with the Minnesota Vikings, he began his career with the Philadelphia Eagles. A fourth round supplemental draft pick by the Eagles in 1987, Carter established himself as the go-to red zone receiver in Philadelphia by his third season. In 1989, Carter led the Eagles with 11 touchdown catches, third most in...
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Cris Carter credits Buddy Ryan with saving his life

Cris Carter's road to the Pro Football Hall of Fame was paved with some large roadblocks.The wide receiver strugged with drug and alcohol abuse during his first three seasons in the league with the Eagles -- a statistically productive but personally destructive period in which he failed two drug tests and nearly got himself suspended for a full season.After the death of legendary...
Via Fox Sports
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Cris Carter Says Buddy Ryan Saved His Life

Nearly everyone associated with the NFL has paid tribute today to Buddy Ryan, a longtime coach and defensive guru who passed away at 82.  One of the best tributes comes from Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter.  Carter, who starred at Ohio State, was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles – then coached by Ryan – in the fourth round of the 1987 NFL Supplemental Draft. He was...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: ESPN letting go of Cris Carter, Ray Lewis

It’s been an eventful day at ESPN. On Monday afternoon, the network announced that play-by-play man Mike Tirico is leaving for NBC Sports, and that Sean McDonough will be promoted as his replacement on Monday Night Football. Now, according to The Big Lead, there are reportedly more changes coming. Ray Lewis and Cris Carter, who provide analysis for the network’s NFL programs...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Carter's 'fall guy' comments were not isolated incident

By Andrew Bucholtz Since NFL Hall-of-Famer and ESPN broadcaster Cris Carter’s comments at the 2014 NFC rookie symposium encouraging rookies to “get a fall guy” emerged last week, everyone involved has tried to paint them as a once-off mistake in the heat of the moment. That may not be accurate, though, as Jets second-year tight end Jace Amaro told The New York Daily News Carter...
Via Awful Announcing
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Klemko explains why he never reported Cris Carter comment

By Larry Brown. The Monday Morning Quarterback’s Robert Klemko attended the NFL rookie symposium in 2014 where Cris Carter made his now infamous “fall guy” speech, but he never reported the remark. Instead, Carter’s advice to rookies that they obstruct justice and skirt the law when doing something wrong only became publicized by an ESPN feature about Chris Borland. Carter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cris Carter apologizes after ‘fall guy’ video surfaces

By Steve DelVecchio Cris Carter apologized on Sunday for some controversial advice he gave to incoming NFL rookies over a year ago. Last week, a feature story on former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland revealed that a prominent former player advised players at the 2014 Rookie Symposium to have a “fall guy” in their crew who is willing to go to jail if something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cris Carter made 'fall guy' comment referenced by Borland

By Jesse Reed Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland raised plenty of eyebrows this week in an interview with ESPN, noting he and other rookies were told to have a “fall guy” in their crews to take responsibility for any wrongdoings. The man responsible for that comment is none other than Cris Carter, the Hall of Fame wide receiver and current ESPN employee. Here...
Via Sportsnaut
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cris Carter: I never used stickum like Jerry Rice

By Ricky Doyle Cris Carter wants you to know where he stands with regard to “StickumGate.” Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice recently admitted that he used Stickum during his illustrious NFL career. Carter took note of Rice’s admission and cleared the air via Twitter in case there was any suspicion that he also used the illegal substance during his own playing days. ...
Via NESN.com
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cris Carter Calls Out Ray Lewis On Sunday NFL Countdown

Cris Carter called out Ray Lewis on "Sunday NFL Countdown" when discussing abuse and violence headlines.
Via Gamedayr
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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