CB Chris Carr to Visit

Jason La Canfora of NFL.com posted on twitter that free agent cornerback Chris Carr will be heading to see the Chiefs than to Minnesota. Carr who is 28 spent last year dealing with injuries than got buried on the Ravens depth chart late in the year.

Pioneer Press states that Carr will arrive in Minnesota tonight. Vikings have already signed 2 free agents that spent last year injured and now have turned their attention to another.

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6 Responses to “CB Chris Carr to Visit”

  1. Lost Viking says:

    Bad hands, bad heads
    Bad backs, bad hips….
    All hands on deck
    for Viking 2012 trip

  2. 4eversteve says:

    Not impressed with Carr at CB, rather go with a draft pick and not an over priced free agent!

  3. Lost Viking says:

    WR Alternatives to Ted Ginn in NFL Draft:

    Joe Adams Arkansas 4th
    Marquis Maze Alabama 6th/7th
    Ryan Broyles Oklahoma 4th/5th
    T.Y. Hilton Florida 4th
    Chris Rainey Florida 6th
    Jeff Demps,rb Florida 7th
    Risard Matthews Nevada 7th

    Other Kick returners that can run real fast:
    Brandon Boykin CB
    Greg McCoy, CB TCU 7th Rd
    Cliff Harris*, Oregon CB/PR,
    Damaris Johnson Tulsa
    Tyron Carrier Houston
    Tavoy Moore Idaho

  4. Jay says:

    I don’t think you can assume that any of our draft picks this April — with the exception of the No. 3 overall — will contribute in 2012. You may recall they signed Benny Sapp off the street before playing CB Burton last year. DT Ballard didn’t play much after the preseason. OL Fusco and Love also were limited despite the starters being injured or struggling.

    Maybe these guys weren’t ready to play, or maybe the coaching staff was afraid to put their jobs in the hands of rookies.

    Either way, I wouldn’t expect that to change this year. It’s clear they trust injury-prone veterans — like Carr — more.

    • Lost Viking says:

      If Vike picked receiver in 2nd round he would probably be third receiver. Might depend on whether receiver had played in pro-style offense. Your right not to expect too much from first year WR

      If we go with a strong safety my guess is he’d start. We could expect an up-and-down season as we had from Tyrell Johnson his first year.

      Kick return is different where we could expect some early results. There are few players like Colston/Steve Johnson/Knox taken later that surprise. Then there’s the odd 1st round bust. But draft ratings are pretty accurate for WRs and they say pick them before 3rd round.

      • Jay says:

        Good point, Lost Viking. As of right now, both starting spots are vacant. If they re-sign Abdullah, he would be one starter. The other spot would likely come down to a competition between Mistral Raymond and a draft pick.

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