Dale Carter

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Dale Carter
No. 21, 24, 34, 40
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1969-11-28) November 28, 1969 (age 51)
Covington, Georgia
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Covington (GA) Newton
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 1992  / Round: 1 / Pick: 20
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions:24
INT return yards:256
Touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Dale Lavelle Carter (born November 28, 1969) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, and Baltimore Ravens.

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Professional career

Carter was drafted as a cornerback by the Chiefs in the 1992 NFL Draft out of the University of Tennessee.

In 1992, Carter was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. On Thanksgiving Day (November 23,1995), Carter was ejected for kicking Michael Irvin of the Dallas Cowboys in a 24-12 loss at Texas Stadium. [1]

After six seasons in Kansas City in which he shined on the field, but had numerous off-the-field problems, Carter signed a four-year, $22.8 million-dollar contract with the Broncos in 1999, making him the NFL's highest-paid defensive back. [2] After a poor year, Carter was suspended for the entire 2000 season due to a fourth substance abuse violation before being released during the 2001 season. He then played for the Vikings, Saints, he missed the entire 2004 season due to a blood clot in his lung and then played for the Ravens before retiring after the 2005 season.

NFL statistics

YearTeamGamesCombined TacklesTacklesAssisted TacklesSacksForced FumblesFumble RecoveriesInterceptionsInterception Return YardsYards per Interception ReturnsLongest Interception ReturnInterceptions Returned for TouchdownPasses Defended
1992 KC 165539160.00276593610
1993 KC 15474340.0101000011
1994 KC 16797630.0202241224011
1995 KC 16524750.0014451129017
1996 KC 14504190.011317617018
1997 KC 16564970.000295907
1998 KC 11383080.010223122305
1999 DEN 147254180.0002482434012
2001 MIN 9332490.000000005
2002 NO 7302640.000125252508
2003 NO 8242221.000000001
2005 BAL 15252230.010000001
TotalTotal157506434721.062242561136196

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References

  1. AP. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1995-11-26-9511250195-story.html.Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. AP. "Dale Carter, 1999 - Denver Broncos, CB - Worst NFL Free Agent Signings". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved December 19, 2010.
  3. "Dale Carter Stats". ESPN. Retrieved February 26, 2014.