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David Carr

David Carr - #8 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 07/21/1979
Birthplace Bakersfield, CA
College Fresno State
Years played 12
Drafted 2002, 1st round, 1st pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
84.0 19 0

Giants trade for Rosenfels, Reynaud

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
The Giants strengthened their thin QB and kick-return positions late Friday, acquiring veteran QB Sage Rosenfels and KR-RB Darius Reynaud from the Vikings in exchange for a 2011 fifth-round draft choice and a conditional 2012 pick based on how much ...

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Giants place QB Sorgi, WR Moss on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
While cutting the roster down to 75 players Tuesday, the Giants placed two veterans on season-ending injured reserve.

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Giants experimenting with Bulluck at SLB

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Giants signed Keith Bulluck with the idea that he would be their middle linebacker, but that's not where he might end up.

Giants C O'Hara to miss rest of preseason

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Giants C Shaun O'Hara will miss the rest of the preseason with left Achilles tendinitis and ankle swelling.

Giants CB Ross sidelined by right foot injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross' availability for Week One is in jeopardy. He has a tear in the plantar fascia in his right foot and likely will miss the team's remaining two preseason games.

Eli Manning will play Saturday

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After missing the Giants' second preseason game to recover from a forehead injury, QB Eli Manning will return to the field Saturday against the Ravens.

Sorgi unable to make throwing motion

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Giants QB Jim Sorgi's shoulder injury is worse than he thought. Eli Manning's backup is unable to make a throwing motion due to his right shoulder injury.

Giants sign OL Shawn Andrews

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that they have signed two-time Pro Bowl OG Shawn Andrews, a former first-round draft choice of the Eagles.

Cruz no one-game wonder for Giants

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Who is Victor Cruz? The undrafted rookie from Massachusetts was a star against the Jets, catching six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns, and has a real shot to make the Giants.

Giants add rookie QB Randolph

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
With injuries keeping Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi out of Wednesday's practice, the Giants signed rookie QB Dominic Randolph to add some depth at the position.

Eli Manning will not play Saturday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Eli Manning said he feels fine after Monday night's head injury that required 12 stitches, but the Giants aren't taking any risks and he will sit out Saturday's preseason game.

Giants getting hit hard at tight end

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The injury bug has hit the Giants hard at tight end, with four of the team's top five tight ends lost for various lengths of time.

Umenyiora set to play through hip injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. ET
Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has not had the smoothest offseason, but he admitted that he made selfish demands and said he thinks he made the right choice in not having hip surgery.

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Posted March 21, 2013
The Giants have re-signed Carr.||||||| Carr, the former No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft, will again back up Eli Manning, as he has for four of the last five seasons. The backup role is somewhat ceremonial for the Giants. Manning has started 135 consecutive regular-season games, a run that started in the second half of the 2004 season.
Posted March 22, 2012
Carr and the Giants tentatively reached their agreement last week but needed time before announcing it. It is for one year, and $925,000.||||||| Carr was Manning's backup quarterback in 2008 and `09. He played in three games the first season and in six games in 2009 and in those two seasons, he completed 33 of 42 passes (78.6 percent) for 340 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.
Posted March 15, 2010
The 49ers have signed Carr to a two-year deal. General manager Scot McCloughan said Monday that Carr will help provide depth at quarterback.||||||| Coach Mike Singletary has repeatedly said 2005 No. 1 pick Alex Smith is the starter, but didn't rule out signing an experienced quarterback who could push Smith and challenge for playing time. Carr, an eight-year NFL veteran, was the top draft pick in 2002 out of Fresno State. He spent the past two seasons as a backup to Eli Manning with the New York Giants.
Posted March 05, 2010
Carr arrived in the Bay Area on Friday to visit with the San Francisco 49ers.||||||| While coach Mike Singletary has repeatedly said 2005 No. 1 pick Alex Smith is his starter going forward, Singletary didn't rule out signing an experienced quarterback who could push Smith and challenge for playing time.
Posted Feb. 09, 2009
The New York Giants re-signed Carr to back up Eli Manning at quarterback on Monday.||||||| Carr, the first overall pick by Houston in 2002, its first season in the NFL, threw only 12 passes last season, completing nine for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Most of his action came in the final game of the season in Minnesota after the Giants already had clinched the NFC's top seed.

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