Panthers Sign Carr As Delhomme's Backup

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“I think it was important for him to come to a winning organization and a place where he thinks has a chance to win. He knows that Jake is our starter. Every player wants to play, but he knows the role he's coming into.”

A month after he was released by the Houston Texans, David Carr agreed Friday to a two-year deal to play for the Carolina Panthers. Carr, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 draft, will serve as Jake Delhomme's backup.

'It's a case where we were obviously looking for someone to come in back up Jake and the opportunity to get a quarterback the caliber of David in free agency is unique,' Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said. 'We thought it was a good situation and a good opportunity for us.' Read more

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trgoodman

Bladenboro, NC

#1 Apr 11, 2007
Be careful how you throw away games Jake? Your replacement has arrived! No longer can you take your opportunity for granted.

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