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Derek Carrier | Tight End

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/25/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 241
College: Beloit College
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Derek Carrier caught one pass for 10 yards in Sunday's Week 4 win over the Eagles.
Vernon Davis left early with a back injury and Vance McDonald was inactive. But as we saw last week, the 49ers have zero plays in the book for Carrier. He'd be a weak TE2 even if Davis sits next week. Sep 28 - 8:21 PM

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Derek Carrier caught 1-of-2 targets for 23 yards in San Francisco's Week 3 loss to the Cardinals.

Carrier's catch came on the 49ers' opening drive. He drew his only other target in the third quarter. Carrier seemed poised to have a nice day against a Cardinals' defense that can't defend tight ends, but Stevie Johnson picked up the bulk of Vernon Davis' lost looks instead. If you added Carrier in a non-daily league, he can be safely dropped.
Sep 21 - 8:18 PM

CSN Bay Area reports 49ers TE Derek Carrier is expected to start in Week 3 against the Cardinals.

Vernon Davis (ankle) and Vance McDonald (knee) remain questionable, but seem likely to be held out after the 49ers promoted TE Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. Carrier had 41 yards on three catches filling in last week and is worth a look as a streaming option.
Sep 20 - 6:57 PM

49ers TE Derek Carrier may be poised for significant playing time in Week 3 at Arizona due to injuries to Vernon Davis (ankle) and Vance McDonald (knee).

Carrier came off the bench in last Sunday night's loss to Chicago, turning four targets into 41 yards on three catches. The former Beloit (WI) college basketball player and track star runs 4.5-flat at 6-foot-3, 238 pounds with a 38-inch vertical. In an ideal matchup against a Cardinals defense that hemorrhages fantasy points to tight ends, Carrier is on the Week 3 streamer radar.
Sep 18 - 5:12 PM

Eagles waived TE Derek Carrier, DE Eddie McClam, WR Nick Miller, OT Nic Purcell, OL Isaac Remington, TE Will Shaw, DT Daryell Walker, LS James Winchester, and P Brad Wing.

They also waived/injured S Eddie Whitley after a preseason injury. Donnie Jones beat out Wing to be Chip Kelly's punter. Carrier is an excellent athlete, but never made headway up a deep tight end depth chart in Philly.
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 03:44:00 PM

The Raiders, Broncos, and Seahawks have shown interest in Beloit WR Derek Carrier.

The three-sport (basketball, track) star clocked a 4.49 forty while posting a 40-inch vertical at 6'3/238 in what was described as a "great workout" at his pro day. He was also productive last season with 75 catches and 12 TDs. Although the competition was weak and Carrier often plays stiff, he's in line to become the first Beloit player to be drafted into the NFL since the 1950s.
Source: ESPN.com
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 01:32:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Colin Kaepernick
2Blaine Gabbert
3Josh Johnson
RB1Frank Gore
2Carlos Hyde
3Marcus Lattimore
GLB1Frank Gore
2Carlos Hyde
3RB1Frank Gore
2Carlos Hyde
FB1Bruce Miller
2Trey Millard
WR11Michael Crabtree
2Stevie Johnson
3Bruce Ellington
4Kassim Osgood
WR21Anquan Boldin
2Brandon Lloyd
3Quinton Patton
WR31Stevie Johnson
TE1Vernon Davis
2Vance McDonald
3Derek Carrier
4Garrett Celek
K1Phil Dawson