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Quinton Carter | Defensive Back | #38

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
College: Oklahoma
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 4 (108) / DEN
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Broncos placed SS Quinton Carter (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Carter appeared in 11 games as a sub-package safety. He missed the majority of the last two seasons recovering from microfracture surgery and will be shut down after his knee problems resurfaced last week. An impending free agent, Carter has likely played his last game with the Broncos. WLB Danny Trevathan was activated from I.R./ recall in a corresponding move. Sat, Dec 13, 2014 02:21:00 PM

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Broncos DC Jack Del Rio said SS Quinton Carter (knee) "looks pretty good."

Carter hasn't appeared in a game since Week 3 of the 2012 season due to knee issues. He had microfracture surgery before suffering a setback last summer. Carter has spent the past two seasons on I.R. The (overly optimistic) Broncos website believes Carter could compete with Rahim Moore for the starting job next to T.J. Ward. Anything Denver gets from Carter should be viewed as a bonus.
Fri, May 23, 2014 10:27:00 AM

Broncos placed SS Quinton Carter on injured reserve, ending his season.

Carter has been dealing with knee problems since early last season. He had microfracture surgery then had a setback during camp. Duke Ihenacho is the favorite to start at strong safety for the Broncos this year.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 12:35:00 PM

Broncos SS Quinton Carter's felony gambling charges have been dropped by prosecutors in Nevada.

Carter was charged on March 9 with three counts of a "fraudulent act against a gaming casino," after allegedly betting $5 chips too late on a craps table. Carter missed most of 2012 with a left knee injury, but coach John Fox recently described his recovery as "fantastic." He'll compete for a roster spot in 2013.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 04:49:00 PM

Broncos SS Quinton Carter was arrested last weekend in Las Vegas on felony charges that he cheated in a casino craps game.

Carter was arrested Saturday night on the accusation that he added money to his bets after the dice rolled. He's been charged with three counts of fraudulent act in a gaming establishment and faces up to 18 years in prison. Carter, at the time of his arrest, also had a warrant for failure to complete counseling after a 2011 misdemeanor marijuana possession charge. Carter played in just two games last season before a knee injury sent him to injured reserve.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 04:35:00 PM

Broncos coach John Fox told reporters at the Combine that SS Quinton Carter's recovery from knee surgery is "going fantastic."

"His rehab's going great," Fox emphasized. When Carter was placed on I.R. late last September, it was feared he'd require microfracture surgery on his right knee. An August scope hadn't fixed the joint. Carter will be back to compete for playing time in Denver, but this is a position the Broncos can upgrade.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 10:54:00 AM

Broncos placed safety Quinton Carter (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Carter had his right knee scoped in early August and is now facing the possibility of microfracture surgery. A second-year player out of Oklahoma, Carter started 10 games for the Broncos in 2011 and accumulated 56 tackles. He has played mostly special teams in 2012. The Broncos now have Jim Leonhard and David Bruton behind starters Mike Adams and Rahim Moore.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 02:40:00 PM

Broncos SS Quinton Carter will miss at least two preseason games after having his right knee scoped this week.

Carter got injured during an indoor practice on July 27, just as the Broncos had opened camp. He injured both his hamstring and knee, and had surgery on the latter. While it was just a "scope," Carter may now cede his starting job to Rahim Moore. Mike Adams is running as the Broncos' starting free safety in camp.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Aug 3, 2012 09:48:00 PM

Broncos SS Quinton Carter exited Saturday's game in the second quarter with a neck injury.

Carter had been in and out through the first half, and he's now questionable to return. Nickel back Rafael Bush has come on to take his place, leaving Denver without both starting safeties.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 09:14:00 PM

Rookie SS Quinton Carter sustained a hamstring pull in the Broncos' Week 16 loss to the Bills.

The Broncos suddenly have major concerns at the safety spot heading into their showdown with the Chiefs. With Brian Dawkins (neck) also hurting, they may be forced to start backups Rahim Moore and David Bruton.
Source: ESPN.com
Tue, Dec 27, 2011 08:34:00 AM

Broncos FS Quinton Carter suffered a concussion in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the Lions.

Carter had just overtaken fellow rookie Rahim Moore for the starting gig a few weeks ago. He'll need to go through the NFL's concussion procedures before regaining his starting job.
Mon, Oct 31, 2011 10:55:00 AM

Broncos signed No. 108 overall pick Quinton Carter to a four-year, $2.49 million contract.

Carter is coming off an All-America selection after a fantastic season at Oklahoma. More of a long-term NFL prospect, he'll likely start out on special teams behind veterans Brian Dawkins and Renaldo Hill.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 05:17:00 PM

Broncos selected Oklahoma S Quinton Carter with the No. 108 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Carter is strong with a big frame and the requisite tools, but he doesn't trust his eyes and takes poor angles to the ball. He's more of a long-term project than second-round safety Rahim Moore. Expect Carter to start his career on special teams and ultimately end up as a third safety unless the Broncos staff can coach him up.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 12:39:00 PM

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31Ed Stinson
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39George Uko
40Ryan Russell
41Ray Drew
42B.J. McBryde
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3Ken Bishop
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5Paul Soliai
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9Colin Cole
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11Ryan Carrethers
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13Brandon Bair
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17Charles Walker
18Khyri Thornton
19Lawrence Virgil
20Eric Crume
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22Sen'Derrick Marks
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3Brodrick Bunkley
4Letroy Guion
5Dan Williams
6Louis Trinca-Pasat
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8Devaunte Sigler
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18Roy Philon
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21Jasper Coleman
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34David Carter
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36Kyle Rose
37Demetris Anderson
38Chris Neild
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12Henry Coley
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14Nate Boyer
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20Montese Overton
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22Kache Palacio
23Jacob Lindsey
24Justin Durant
25Jack Lynn
26Tank Carder
27Terrance Plummer
28Tony Steward
29Anthony Harrell
30John Lotulelei
31Darnell Sankey
32Chris Young
33Sam Barrington
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5A.J. Hawk
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13Don Cherry
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18Alex Singleton
19Jerrell Harris
20Darius Eubanks
21Travis Long
22Marquis Spruill
23Torrey Green
24Adam Bighill
25Donavin Newsom
26Justin Anderson
27Jared Koster
28Nick Usher
29Lucas Wacha
30James Davidson
31Courtland Clavette
32Tyler Gray
33Abner Logan
34Connor Harris
35D.J. Lynch
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5James Gaines
6Jake Ganus
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8Quentin Groves
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11Danny Lansanah
12Josh McNary
13Zeek Bigger
14Cap Capi
15Mike Moore
16Tyler Starr
17Ronald Powell
18Mike Mohamed
19Myke Tavarres
20Lamar Louis
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22Dadi Nicolas
23Travis Feeney
24Jimmie Gilbert
25Darius English
26Ladell Fleming
27Jared Barber
28Xzavier Dickson
29Markus Pierce-Brewster
30Justin Jackson
31Josh Kaddu
32Travis Lewis
33Bjoern Werner
34Mister Alexander
35Jayson DiManche
36Matt Robinson
37Gionni Paul
38Ka'Lial Glaud
39Antonio Longino
40Ivan McLennan
41Cameron Lawrence
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3Curtis Lofton
4Nate Irving
5Daryl Washington
6Glenn Carson
7Cory James
8David Talley
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10Erin Henderson
11Brad Jones
12Kenny Demens
13David Hawthorne
14Jamari Lattimore
15Spencer Paysinger
16Neiron Ball
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18Jeff Luc
19Sio Moore
20Quentin Gause
21Justin Tuggle
22Taiwan Jones
23Frank Shannon
24Kaelin Burnett
25Kevin Reddick
26Reggie Northrup
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5Randell Johnson
6Tamba Hali
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9Dezman Moses
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5Marcus Williams
6Antonio Cromartie
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8Jeremy Lane
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10Ron Brooks
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14Nolan Carroll
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16Darrelle Revis
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38Isaiah Frey
39Antwon Blake
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41Dax Swanson
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43Darren Woodard
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15Ross Madison
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32Gerod Holliman
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43Landon Feichter
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45Desmond Cooper
46Anthony Walters
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49Justin Cox
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51Chris Hackett
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