Chris Carter (linebacker)

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Chris Carter
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Carter with the Washington Redskins in 2017
Free agent
Position: Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1989-04-06) April 6, 1989 (age 29)
Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Fontana (CA) Kaiser
College: Fresno State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 162
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles: 44
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 2
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Christopher Darnell Carter (born April 6, 1989) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.

College career[edit]

Carter was a standout in high school, where he was teammates with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Shawn Moore. He played college football at Fresno State.

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Carter with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012.

He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released on August 30, 2014.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Carter signed with the Indianapolis Colts on September 9, 2014.[1] Carter was waived by the Colts on October 8, 2014.

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Carter signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on December 3, 2014.[2] The Bengals released Carter on December 15, 2015.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On December 21, 2015, Carter was signed by the Baltimore Ravens. He was re-signed by the Ravens on March 15, 2016.[3] He was released on October 12, 2016.[4]

Second stint with the Colts[edit]

On October 13, 2016, Carter was signed by the Indianapolis Colts.[5]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On March 16, 2017, Carter signed with the Washington Redskins.[6] He was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of the Week 14 game against the Los Angeles Chargers. The following day, the team announced Carter suffered a fractured fibula.[7] He was placed on injured reserve on December 12, 2017.[8]


  1. ^ Gantt, Darin. "Colts sign Dion Lewis and Chris Carter to active roster". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 10 September 2014.
  2. ^ Florio, Mike. "Bengals add linebacker Chris Carter". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Chris Carter contract". Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ravens Release LB Chris Carter".
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves".
  6. ^ Czarda, Stephen (March 16, 2017). "Redskins Sign Linebacker Chris Carter".
  7. ^ Tesfatsion, Master (December 11, 2017). "Redskins' Chris Carter fractures fibula, Zach Brown undergoes MRI". Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  8. ^ Czarda, Stephen (December 12, 2017). "Redskins Place Three On Injured Reserve, Sign Three To Active Roster". Archived from the original on January 4, 2018. Retrieved December 12, 2017.

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