WR Drew Carter - Free Agent

6-3, 200Born: 9-5-1981College: Ohio StateDrafted: Round 5, pick 0

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Game Recaps

2007 Week 1 vs STL (3 / 3 / 19 / 2 rec)

Carter caught three passes for 19 yards. He had two catches on the opening drive of the game including the ten yard touchdown. His only other catch was for a nine yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. He made a great play on the ball and got both feet down. Carter had three touchdowns all of last year so he is off to a great start.

2007 Week 2 vs HOU (6 / 3 / 50 / 0 rec)

Carter was targeted six times and caught three passes for 50 yards. Carter's first look came late in the second quarter. He did not see any red zone looks.

2007 Week 3 vs ATL (1 / 1 / 17 / 0 rec)

Carter was targeted just one time and caught the pass for a 17 yard gain.

2007 Week 4 vs TB (5 / 2 / 16 / 0 rec)

Carter was thrown to six times but he caught just two passes for 16 yards. Carr looked for him on third down a couple of times but both passes were incomplete. Twice Carolina went for it on fourth down and both passes were thrown for Carter. He caught one for a first down and the other was way overthrown. At the end of the game, Carter made a diving catch in the end zone but a holding penalty brought the play back.

2007 Week 5 vs NO (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Carter was the target of two passes that were thrown into double coverage in the first half.

2007 Week 6 vs ARI (3 / 2 / 17 / 0 rec)

Carter caught two of the three passes thrown to him, the longest being 15 yards.

2007 Week 8 vs IND (1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)

Carter had just one pass thrown to him. He caught the pass for nine yards. He picked up a first down on a fourth down play.

2007 Week 9 vs TEN (6 / 3 / 56 / 1 rec)

Carter had three catches for 56 yards and a touchdown. Carter was wide open in the left corner of the end zone on his 18 yard touchdown reception. Carter was targeted six times in the game.

2007 Week 10 vs ATL (5 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec)

Drew Carter was thrown to six times, catching three passes for 28 yards. Carter picked up a couple of first downs including one down to the Atlanta 17 yard line. Prior to his catch down to the Atlanta 17, Testaverde had tried to hit him deep down the right side for a potential score.

2007 Week 11 vs GB (6 / 5 / 132 / 1 rec)

Drew Carter had a huge game catching five passes for 132 yards and a touchdown. He had a catch of seven yards that was called back due to a penalty. Carter was Testaverde's deep threat in this game. He caught passes of 26, 43 and 49 yards. Late in the game, Carter caught a five yard touchdown pass that put Carolina within 11 points.

2007 Week 12 vs NO (7 / 3 / 41 / 0 rec)

Drew Carter caught three passes for 41 yards. Carter also had a 35 yard reception brought back due to a penalty. He was the deep threat in this game. His longest catch went for 24 yards. The play was reviewed and upheld. It got the ball down to the New Orleans seven yard line but the drive stalled and Carolina had to settle for a field goal.

2007 Week 13 vs SF (3 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)

Drew Carter caught two balls for 15 yards. Carter's second catch came on a third down play and picked up a first down at the San Francisco 28 yard line. Carolina would continue the drive and score a touchdown to go up by 17 points. The one target Carter didn't catch was on a deep pass that Testaverde under threw and was picked off by Clements at the two yard line.

2007 Week 14 vs JAX (10 / 4 / 26 / 0 rec)

Carter was targeted 11 times but only caught four passes for 26 yards. His longest catch was just eight yards. Carter had a red zone catch for eight yards that was wiped out when Carolina accepted a Jacksonville penalty. On the same drive, Testaverde tried to hit him from the Jacksonville 14 yard line but the pass was incomplete.

2007 Week 15 vs SEA (8 / 3 / 22 / 0 rec)

Carter caught three passes for 22 yards. All three of his catches went for first downs. Carter was targeted in the end zone early in the game but the pass was incomplete. That pass was his only red zone chance.

2007 Week 16 vs DAL (4 / 1 / 10 / 0 rec)

Carter could not gain separation from the Cowboys secondary quick enough to let his rookie quarterback get deep or successfully get him the ball on a frequent basis.

2007 Week 17 vs TB (5 / 2 / 59 / 0 rec)

Carter was targeted five times and finished with two receptions for 59 yards. Included in that was a 46 yard reception that Carter came down with at the one yard line and set up a Carolina touchdown.

2006 Week 1 vs ATL (10 / 5 / 62 / 0 rec, 1 / 11 / 0 rush)

Carter had some huge shoes to fill starting for an injured Steve Smith and did step up to lead Carolina with five receptions for 62 yards. He provided Delhomme with his only deep threat but pass protection limited most of the deep pass attempts. Carter did have a 25 yard gain on a deep pass down the sideline just before halftime and an end zone target that was just out of reach out of bounds. He also rushed for 11 yards on an end around play.

2006 Week 2 vs MIN (9 / 4 / 34 / 0 rec, 1 / 7 / 0 rush)

Carter caught a quick out on the first Panthers' play starting in place of injured WR Steve Smith. He was horribly overthrown on two of his first half targets, but also dropped a pass on a third down play that hit him in the chest. Carter got a carry on an end around during the only Panthers' touchdown drive in the first half.

2006 Week 3 vs TB (2 / 1 / 14 / 0 rec)

Carter's lone catch came in the third quarter. With the return of WR Steve Smith he saw a tremendous drop in his targets.

2006 Week 4 vs NO (2 / 1 / 4 / 1 rec)

Carter scored the second touchdown of the game for Carolina on a short pass of four yards from QB Jake Delhomme early in the fourth quarter. Carter crossed routes with WR Keyshawn Johnson and was wide open in the corner of the end zone for the score. Carter continues to be the deep threat for the Panthers, as he was targeted on a deep pass in the third quarter that sailed about 35 yards before DB Mike McKenzie batted it away.

2006 Week 6 vs BAL (5 / 4 / 65 / 1 rec)

Carter showed excellent separation down the left side of the field on his 42 yard touchdown catch, and made a very nice catch on third down late in the fourth quarter to seal the game for the Panthers.

2006 Week 7 vs CIN (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Carter was shutout in the game with no receptions. He had just two targets thrown his way including a deep target that was overthrown.

2006 Week 10 vs TB (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Carter was only targeted once in the game and the pass was intercepted by Ronde Barber.

2006 Week 12 vs WAS (6 / 3 / 14 / 0 rec)

Carter was targeted seven times in the game, catching three passes for 14 yards.

2006 Week 13 vs PHI (1 / 1 / 5 / 0 rec)

Carter only saw one target and he caught the pass for a five yard gain.

2006 Week 14 vs NYG (12 / 8 / 144 / 1 rec)

Carter was targeted on a fly pattern down the left sideline on the first Carolina possession. QB Chris Weinke dropped a perfect pass in on the play but Carter couldn't pull in the lunging attempt. He made his first reception at the start of the second quarter and followed that up with a 36 yard touchdown three plays later. Carter beat his cornerback down the right sideline and Weinke dropped in a strike for the score. There was contact on the play, but Carter did a good job of securing the pass while falling into the end zone. He pulled in a similar pass two drives later on a 38 yard gain fighting with the defensive back all the way down the field, but this time he had to lay out to make the reception. Carter limped to the sideline after making the grab. He returned to the game and made three more catches during fourth quarter garbage time.

2006 Week 15 vs PIT (1 / 1 / 15 / 0 rec)

Carter had his best career game last week with eight receptions for 144 yards and a touchdown. He was targeted only once in this game and had a 15 yard grab before injuring his ankle. He did not return.

2005 Week 15 vs NO (4 / 2 / 48 / 0 rec)

Carter saw the first action of his career and may have given the Panthers' the number two receiver they need to compliment Steve Smith. He made his first career reception something to remember converting a third down play for a huge 40 yard gain that helped set up a touchdown. There appeared to be some question as to whether he held on to the pass but Carolina quickly ran another play to avoid a challenge by New Orleans. Carter had two catches for 48 yards in his debut. With Rod Garner cut earlier this week and disappointment from Colbert throughout the season, Carter may get his first career start next week.

2005 Week 16 vs DAL (11 / 3 / 55 / 1 rec)

Carter benefited most from Dallas' double coverage on Steve Smith (and Smith's ejection at the end of the third quarter.) He had a team high ten targets, though he managed to catch only three balls, including a 32 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. This was only his second active game in the NFL.

2005 Week 17 vs ATL (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Carter was thrown towards once in the first quarter by QB Jake Delhomme on a deep route of 39 yards. The pass fell incomplete, but Carter was able to draw the pass interference call.