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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 S Phillips, DT Bernard downgraded to out

Posted Oct. 27, 2012 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Giants S Kenny Phillips and DT Rocky Bernard have been ruled out for Sunday's game in Dallas against the Cowboys.

Key matchup: Giants run game vs. Cowboys defense

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Giants RB Andre Brown could play a bigger role with Ahmad Bradhsaw banged up, but the Cowboys suffer a big loss with LB Sean Lee out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

Eli rallies Giants to win over RG3, Redskins

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 77-yard scoring pass to Victor Cruz and the Giants overcame a late TD by Robert Griffin III to beat the Redskins, 27-23.

Giants activate DT Canty for Redskins game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
The Giants activated DT Chris Canty for Sunday's NFC East game against Washington.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
The Giants must not blitz too much against a running threat such as Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

A Giant on-off switch

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Tom Coughlin-Eli Manning Giants have a confirmed "On-Off" switch — and when it's on, look out.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Week Five Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Wayne, Richard Quinn and Will Hill as its Players of the Week.

Giants S Hill suspended for use of Adderall

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Giants S Will Hill for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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