Feb 14, 2007 0
I’m sure it’s annoying when fantasy writers such as myself waffle on some issues. Unfortunately, waffling is unavoidable in many cases in today’s week-to-week and year-to-year NFL. In many cases, you can make a definitive statement about a player and be right half the time, so making those definitive statements can be difficult.
But I’ll make one right now: David Carr does not have a good future as an NFL starter, no matter where he goes.
In a weak free agent and NFL draft class, Carr, still only 27, will get a lot of attention and will be the subject of a lot of rumors. The Texans appear ready to give up on Carr, or they at least do not appear keen on paying him what he’s in line to make the next two years ($5.2 and $6 million in 2007 and 2008).
There are a lot of teams that should have at least a passing interest in Carr: The Vikings, Raiders, Browns, Chiefs, and Bears, and maybe even the Dolphins and Panthers.
But I’ve seen enough of this guy to believe he won’t succeed. The new coaching staff did a great job handling and massaging him in 2006, yet by midseason they were resigned to limiting him to [...]