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Andre Carter | Defensive Lineman

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/12/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 260
College: California
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Free agent DE Andre Carter visited the Seahawks earlier this week.
It's Carter's first-known visit. Four days shy of his 35th birthday, Carter notched two sacks in nine games for the Patriots last season. He'd be pass-rushing depth for a team that's proven you can never have too many pass rushers. Thu, May 8, 2014 02:15:00 PM

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The Boston Herald believes free agent DE Andre Carter could re-sign with the Patriots.

Carter hasn't generated any interest in free agency and would be strictly a depth signing. The Patriots also haven't ruled out bringing back free agents Austin Collie, Matt Mulligan, and Will Svitek.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 08:32:00 PM

Patriots signed DE Andre Carter.

Carter, 34, will add to a veteran presence to a Patriots defense that lost Vince Wilfork and Jerod Mayo to season-ending injuries. He should see playing time as a rotational pass rusher in sub-packages if active this week. Carter appeared washed up after he was cut by the Raiders during the preseason. He had 10 sacks in 14 games with New England in 2011.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 11:10:00 AM

The Patriots worked out free agent DE Andre Carter on Monday.

The Patriots are likely just updating their emergency list, as Carter appeared washed up last season, and couldn't make the lowly Raiders out of camp even though he was only due $1 million. It's Carter's first known workout since he was released.
Mon, Sep 9, 2013 05:28:00 PM

Raiders released DE Andre Carter.

That might just about do it for Carter, who was due only $1 million. The 12-year veteran appeared used up last season, making just 2.5 sacks in 12 games after tallying 10 in 2011 for the Patriots. The fact that he couldn't make the worst team in the league — and perhaps the worst group of pass-rushers this side of New Orleans — bodes extremely poorly for Carter's future. Perhaps Carter would be rejuvenated by landing back in a winning situation, but there's a chance he's simply done.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 08:33:00 PM

Raiders agreed to terms with DE Andre Carter to a one-year contract.

Carter appeared in 12 games as a rotational pass-rushing specialist for the Raiders last year, recording just 19 tackles and 2.5 sacks. Now entering his age-34 season, there's little reason to expect a bounce-back campaign even if he ends up starting at right end. The Raiders badly need to add more to a pitiful pass rush that ranked 31st in the league in sacks a year ago.
Tue, Apr 9, 2013 11:39:00 AM

Head coach Dennis Allen confirmed that Andre Carter will be active for Week 6 against the Falcons.

Carter was inactive in Week 4 after signing with Oakland, but he will be part of the rotation with Lamarr Houston and Matt Shaughnessy against Atlanta. The Raiders rank dead last in the league with just three sacks this season, so they badly need Carter to put some pressure on the quarterback.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 04:10:00 PM

The Raiders will reassess new DE Andre Carter's (quad) status after their Week 5 bye.

Carter was inactive for his Raiders debut Sunday, but apparently healthy enough to play. "He hasn't been in camp with anybody, so we just felt like the right thing to do was to give him this week (off)," coach Dennis Allen said. "We've got the bye week and then we'll evaluate where we are after that." The Raiders badly need Carter to goose a pass rush that's generated a pitiful three sacks.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 01:44:00 PM

Updating a previous item, DE Andre Carter signed injury waivers on his quad and back upon his signing with the Raiders on Wednesday.

Carter's quad is reportedly not quite back to 100 percent after tearing the muscle off of the bone in Week 14 last year. He hasn't dealt with any known back issues since the 2004 season, though. He'll likely be a part-time pass-rushing specialist as he starts out his Oakland tenure.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 10:40:00 PM

Raiders signed DE Andre Carter.

Carter's signing comes after two visits in the past month. Provided he's finally 100 percent recovered from the torn quad that prematurely ended his 2011 and limited him all offseason, Carter should help goose a pass rush that's generated only three sacks in three games. He'll likely start off in a part-time role. Carter notched 10 sacks in 14 games for the Patriots last season before going down.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 05:19:00 PM

Free agent DE Andre Carter is meeting with the Raiders Tuesday.

It's Carter's second visit with the Raiders in the last three weeks. As long as the pass-rusher proves he's over his torn quad, he won't lack for work much longer. The Patriots are reportedly still monitoring Carter closely.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 11:44:00 AM

Free agent DE Andre Carter (quad) worked out for the Cardinals on Tuesday.

Carter worked out for several teams in August, but word was spreading that he still lacked speed and explosion coming off a torn quadriceps muscle. He would be a situational pass rusher if he lands in Arizona.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 06:06:00 PM

Per the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe, "word is" free agent DE Andre Carter still lacks speed and explosion coming off last year's torn quadriceps muscle.

Carter is "not close to being ready to play," according to Howe. The Raiders and Rams have shown interest in Carter in recent days, but neither team has signed him. At age 33, it's fair to wonder if Carter will regain his early-2011 form.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 03:57:00 PM

Free agent DE Andre Carter has scheduled a Wednesday visit with the Rams.

Carter worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday, and must finally be at or near 100 percent following a lengthy recovery from a torn quad. He'd provide a nice bit of veteran depth for the Rams' promising but young defensive line.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 10:53:00 PM

Free agent DE Andre Carter worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old pass rusher is returning from surgery to repair a torn quadriceps. It was widely believed that Carter would end up re-signing in New England, but there's no longer a need following the emergence of rookie Chandler Jones.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 04:41:00 PM

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10John Skelton
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14Jordan Rodgers
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16Logan Kilgore
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18Colby Cameron
19Kyle Padron
20James Vandenberg
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22Nathan Stanley
23Dalton Williams
24Matt Brown
25Caleb TerBush
26Tim Jenkins
27Dayne Crist
28Pat White
29John Parker Wilson
30Trent Edwards
31Jerrod Johnson
32Adam Weber
33Nate Enderle
34Nick Stephens
35Tyler Wilson
36Tommy Rees
37Brock Jensen
38Brandon Bridge
39Connor Halliday
40Cole Stoudt
41Collin Klein
42Rusty Smith
43Kory Faulkner
44Alex Carder
45Keith Price
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3Pierre Thomas
4Brandon Jackson
5D.J. Ware
6Chris Johnson
7Ryan Torain
8Beanie Wells
9Andre Brown
10Jamie Harper
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12Jalen Parmele
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17Michael Bush
18Terrance Ganaway
19Alvester Alexander
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22Mikel Leshoure
23Brandon Saine
24Evan Royster
25Isaac Redman
26Ronnie Wingo
27D.J. Harper
28Tim Cornett
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30Stephen Houston
31Alex Green
32Derrick Strozier
33Malcolm Agnew
34David Fluellen
35Roy Finch
36Tim Flanders
37Jordan Lynch
38Jordan Roberts
39Orwin Smith
40Henry Josey
41Kapri Bibbs
42Deonte Williams
43Bradley Randle
44Quentin Hines
45De'Leon Eskridge
46Javarris James
47Josh Vaughan
48Darren Evans
49Anthony Allen
50Damien Berry
51Richard Murphy
52William Powell
53Armond Smith
54Delone Carter
55Cierre Wood
56Stefphon Jefferson
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4Chris Johnson
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Andre Brown
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2Chris Johnson
3Steven Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Beanie Wells
6Andre Brown
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3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Jed Collins
7Tony Fiammetta
8Frank Summers
9Chris Pressley
10Brit Miller
11Will Ta'ufo'ou
12Bradie Ewing
13Maurice Hagens
14Stephen Campbell
15Chad Young
16Kadeem Jones
17Harvey Unga
18Owen Marecic
19Shaun Chapas
20Dorson Boyce
21Eric Kettani
22Braden Wilson
23Zach Boren
24Lonnie Pryor
25Ben Bartholomew
26Ina Liaina
27Quinn Johnson
28Owen Schmitt
29Brian Leonard
30James Baker
31Eddie Williams
32Alex Debniak
33Ryan Roberson
34Jonathan Amosa
35Rupert Bryan
36Cameron White
37Devonte Campbell
38Michael Zordich
39Jon Hoese
40Ben Guidugli
41Ryan D'Imperio
42Chad Abram
43Karl Williams
44Nate Eachus
45Jourdan Brooks
46Brock Bolen
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2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Laurent Robinson
5Titus Young
6Darius Johnson
7Keenan Davis
8Lamont Bryant
9Ryan Whalen
10Jamar Newsome
11Terrence Toliver
12Tommy Streeter
13Greg Childs
14Kevin Hardy
15Tim Benford
16Devery Henderson
17Richard Goodman
18Ben Obomanu
19Taulib Ikharo
20Will Murphy
21Chad Bumphis
22Robby Toma
23Carlin Isles
24Braylon Bell
25Johnathan Haggerty
26Naaman Roosevelt
27Emmanuel Arceneaux
28Matt Willis
29Lavelle Hawkins
30Brett Swain
31Chaz Schilens
32Kevin Ogletree
33Brian Robiskie
34Tiquan Underwood
35Charly Martin
36Marcus Jackson
37Derek Moye
38Kamar Jorden
39Nicholas Johnson
40Jordan White
41Chris Summers
42Sederrick Cunningham
43Zach Rogers
44Roy Roundtree
45Dan Buckner
46Tyrone Goard
47Sam McGuffie
48Erik Highsmith
49Chip Reeves
50Mark Harrison
51Cole McKenzie
52Jamal Miles
53Rashad Evans
54T.J. Moe
55Jasper Collins
56Jeremy Ebert
57LaQuan Williams
58Diondre Borel
59Bert Reed
60Brandon Carswell
61Joseph Anderson
62Julius Pruitt
63Mardy Gilyard
64Jon Baldwin
65Chastin West
66Mike Davis
67Cody Hoffman
68Kadron Boone
69Nathan Slaughter
70Quintin Payton
71Wilson Van Hooser
72C.J. Goodwin
73Terrell Sinkfield
74Jheranie Boyd
75Eric Rogers
76Rashaad Carter
77Demetrius Fields
78Scott Pillar
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2James Jones
3Davone Bess
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Greg Little
8Kris Durham
9A.J. Jenkins
10Aaron Mellette
11Robert Gill
12Kealoha Pilares
13Donald Jones
14Brandon Banks
15Micheal Spurlock
16Jordan Shipley
17Drew Davis
18Raymond Radway
19Eric Page
20Chris Givens
21Darius Hanks
22Mohamed Massaquoi
23Earl Bennett
24Steve Breaston
25Josh Cribbs
26Donte' Stallworth
27Michael Jenkins
28Devin Aromashodu
29David Ball
30Jarett Dillard
31Dezmon Briscoe
32David Douglas
33Dale Moss
34Brandon Collins
35Tray Session
36Jeff Fuller
37Trindon Holliday
38David Reed
39Tim Toone
40Isaiah Williams
41Duke Calhoun
42Lanear Sampson
43Alec Lemon
44Josh Lenz
45Lamaar Thomas
46Martel Moore
47Dominique Croom
48Travis Harvey
49Charles Hawkins
50Alex Gillett
51Kain Colter
52Nicholas Edwards
53Greg Hardin
54Eric Ward
55Jerry Rice Jr.
56Eric Thomas
57L'Damian Washington
58Lacoltan Bester
59Kerry Taylor
60Jordan Harris
61Anthony McClung
62Jaz Reynolds
63Tyrell Williams
64Austin Franklin
65Alex Neutz
66Geraldo Boldewijn
67Kelsey Pope
68Micah Hatfield
69Perez Ashford
70Weston Dressler
71Jeremy Gallon
72Andy Cruse
73Anthony Amos
74R.J. Webb
75Andrew Helmick
76Jason Thompson
77Omarius Hines
78Gerrard Sheppard
79Rodrick Rumble
80Marvin McNutt
81Phil Bates
82Jerry Johnson
83Kevin Dorsey
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86Roberto Wallace
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89Joe Adams
90Tori Gurley
91Kevin Elliott
92Jared Green
93Mike Willie
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95Taveon Rogers
96Andrew DePaola
97James Shaw
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100Darius Reynaud
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102Patrick Crayton
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3David Thomas
4Zach Miller
5Kevin Boss
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9Danny Noble
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11Sean McGrath
12Andrew Szczerba
13Billy Bajema
14Kevin Brock
15D.J. Williams
16Tommy Gallarda
17Daniel Graham
18Steve Watson
19Jacob Pedersen
20D.J. Tialavea
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22Justin Jones
23Asa Watson
24Evan Wilson
25Jake Byrne
26Joel Dreessen
27Dan Gronkowski
28Martin Rucker
29Cameron Morrah
30Ben Hartsock
31Visanthe Shiancoe
32Weslye Saunders
33Jeron Mastrud
34Steve Maneri
35Dominique Curry
36Zach Potter
37Colin Cloherty
38Tom Crabtree
39Brody Eldridge
40Nate Byham
41Dedrick Epps
42Nelson Rosario
43Mason Brodine
44Mike McNeill
45Hayden Smith
46Joe Sawyer
47Matt Furstenburg
48Ben Cotton
49David Rolf
50Evan Landi
51Taylor Cook
52Colin Anderson
53Travis Tannahill
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55Tim Biere
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57Jamie McCoy
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59Martell Webb
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61Michael Higgins
62Alex Silvestro
63Travis Beckum
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65Jake O'Connell
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69Brian Wozniak
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