The 'Finest running back from America’s Finest City' quiz

Happy birthday to the one-and-only LaDainian Tomlinson, born on this day in 1979. Easily one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, LT sits near the top of every rushing leader board, and broke the single-season touchdown record with 31 in 2006 on his way to winning his lone MVP award. He will be inducted into Canton in August, having been elected in his first year of eligibility...
June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Cris Carter defends OBJ, says WR had 'anxiety' in playoffs

Odell Beckham Jr has been skipping OTAs with the New York Giants to work with his own personal trainer, Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter. And while Carter is trying to practice tough love with his 24-year-old understudy, he also thinks Beckham has been unfairly criticized early in his career.In an interview with Gary Meyers of the New York Daily News, Carter said some of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. appears to take shot at Ben McAdoo

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo made it pretty clear that he is bothered by Odell Beckham Jr. not showing up to organized team activities, and the star wide receiver seems bothered that his coach is bothered.When asked on Thursday about Beckham being absent from the voluntary workouts, McAdoo said he wishes all of his players were in attendance.“You want all your players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham works out with Cris Carter while skipping OTAs

Odell Beckham was expected to attend Thursday’s OTA session with his New York Giants teammates. Despite reports indicating the same, the enigmatic wide receiver was once again a no-show.And this time, instead of being at OTAs — where attendance is strictly on a voluntary basis — Beckham instead opted to work out with Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter.In a series of videos...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Cris Carter says he’ll mentor Michael Floyd

Michael Floyd has two things going for him as he tries to get his career back on track.He’s going home and he has Cris Carter in his corner.Carter’s substance abuse led to his release from the Eagles in 1990, but he sobered up and made eight Pro Bowls with the Vikings between 1990 and 2001. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.The Vikings signed Floyd Wednesday...
Via The Sports Daily
May 12, 2017  |  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

NFL asked writer to keep Cris Carter's comments off the record

By Jesse Reed The NFL knew about Cris Carter’s “fall guy” comments all along, and the man covering the 2014 NFL Rookie Symposium has finally told his side of the story. Robert Klemko of was that man, and he detailed his decision to go along with the league’s request that he not report on Carter’s comments in 2014. “I only agree to these omissions when the...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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