The Oakland Raiders have bolstered their struggling pass rush by signing Carter.|||||||
Carter is entering his 12th season in the NFL. In 163 career games with San Francisco, Washington and New England, Carter has 76 sacks. That's the eighth most among active players. Carter had 10 sacks last season for the Patriots before suffering a season-ending injury to his left quadriceps last December.
The New England Patriots have placed defensive end Andre Carter on injured reserve. Tuesday's move ends the season of the team's leader in sacks with 10 and sidelines a key player on a struggling defense. The Patriots have allowed the most yards in the NFL for nearly the entire season.|||||||
Carter started all 14 games. He injured his left quadriceps late in the first quarter of Sunday's 41-23 win over the Denver Broncos and was driven off the field on a cart. He had signed as a free agent Aug. 8 after five years with the San Francisco 49ers and five with the Washington Redskins.
Carter was fined $15,000 on Friday.|||||||
The penalty comes for hitting Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers in the chest with his helmet.
The New England Patriots have signed Carter.|||||||
Carter played 10 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins.
Carter did not practice Friday and will be game-time decision for the Washington Redskins on Sunday against the New York Giants.|||||||
Carter is dealing with a foot injury. Diametric Evans would likely start if Carter can't go.