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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

Fantasy spins: Backup QBs Orton, Carr and Anderson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
The Cowboys, Giants and Panthers have their backup QBs in place, but should fantasy owners even care? William Del Pilar breaks it down. 

Giants re-sign QB Carr

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Giants have re-signed QB David Carr, keeping Eli Manning's backup in place. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced.

Manning skips out on part of Wednesday's Giants practice with illness

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning missed part of Wednesday's practice with a "stomach bug."

Carr suddenly in mix for Niners' starting QB job

Posted Jan. 29, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Insiders doubt free-agent QB Alex Smith will return in 2011, but it's a different story for David Carr, who has a legitimate shot at starting.

Troy Smith will get start for 49ers

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Kasay hits game-winner in Panthers' first win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Richard Marshall intercepted backup David Carr with just over a minute left, and John Kasay then kicked a 37-yard field goal with 39 seconds remaining to give the Carolina Panthers their first win, 23-20 over the San Francisco 49ers on ...

49ers QB Smith leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has left Sunday's game against the Panthers after injuring his left shoulder. QB David Carr replaced Smith with the game tied at 10.

Singletary sticks with Smith as 49ers' QB

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary told reporters on Monday that embattled QB Alex Smith will start in Week Six vs. the Raiders.

Carr addition doesn't excite 49ers fans

Posted March 21, 2010 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
According to this week's "Whispers," the consensus in the Bay Area is that David Carr and Alex Smith are pretty much cut from the same inconsistent cloth.

Carr could compete for Niners' starting QB job

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
If newly acquired Niners QB David Carr looks clearly better than Alex Smith in training camp, we hear the team could end up seriously considering Carr for a starting role.

Report: 49ers sign QB Carr

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reached a contract agreement with QB David Carr, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger is reporting, quoting Carr's agent, Mike Sullivan.

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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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