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Tue, 01 Jan 2002 11:24:39 -0800
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com many of the free agents that are on the Detroit Lions roster may see action Sunday due to the team's injury situation. If RB James Stewart (ankle) can't play, RB Aveion Cason, who was signed in late November, is expected to get a lot of looks. With rookie QB Mike McMahon (foot) expected to sit again, QB Ty Detmer will get the call with Scott Dreisbach as the No. 2 QB. The injury situation at WR may force the team to sign WR Latef Grim from the practice squad although coach Marty Mornhinweg said he does not anticipate doing so. S Marty Carter may start this week with Lamar Campbell (thigh) doubtful. Also LB Brian Williams will see extensive action with Barrett Green (back) most likely OUT again.
Fri, 14 Dec 2001 07:23:52 -0800
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions coach Marty Mornhinweg said Thursday that recently signed DBs Ray McElroy and Marty Carter could both play against the Vikings Sunday. P John Jett (calf) will not play Sunday.
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 15:32:11 -0800
Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions have signed S Marty Carter and released TE John Waerig. Terms of Carterís contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 13:09:53 -0800
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman said he has already spoken to vice president of football operations Mark Hatley about signing a replacement for S LeRoy Butler (shoulder), who may be out for the rest of the season. Among the free-agent safeties the team may be interested in looking at are Mark Carrier, Billy Jenkins, Marty Carter, Mike Dumas, Henry Jones and Greg Jeffries. Jenkins is probably the best athlete of the bunch, although he is more of a run-supporting strong safety than a free safety.
Tue, 16 Oct 2001 11:27:41 -0700
AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have released veteran S Marty Carter and signed S Corey Hall off their practice squad to their active roster.
Mon, 15 Oct 2001 11:37:54 -0700
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Falcons S Gerald McBurrows replaced SS Marty Carter on passing situations while CB Conrad Hamilton served as the team's nickel back.
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 07:24:16 -0700
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons WR Tony Martin has a cracked right clavicle and his status for Sunday's game is uncertain at this time. CB Conrad Hamilton (hamstring) is OUT. CB Ray Buchanan has a strained right shoulder and a dislocated finger on his left hand, but he'll play on Sunday. TE Alge Crumpler has a strained shoulder, but he should play. SS Marty Carter's sprained left knee should not keep him from playing in Sunday's game.
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 08:37:13 -0700
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons SS Marty Carter sprained his left knee late in the first half and missed some action in the third quarter before returning to yesterday's game. WR Tony Martin (right shoulder injury) was only to play a few plays during yesterday's second half. He will be re-evaluated. Starting CB Ray Buchanan said he had a slight separation of his right shoulder and was going to have X-rays to check for a broken left middle finger. He showed signs of a concussion after colliding with LB Chris Draft, but kept playing. Draft (sprained big toe), LB Henri Crockett (possible broken finger), WR Shawn Jefferson (sprained shoulder) and reserve S Johndale Carty (strained hamstring) also made the post-game injury report.
Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:01:29 -0800
SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Atlanta Falcons safety Marty Carter, who counts $2.62 million against the salary cap this year, may be walking on thin ice in Atlanta. While he's been a productive player for the team, they might opt to go a different direction by releasing him and signing a cheaper player. The re-signing of S Gerald McBurrows earlier gives the team some flexibility to make some changes now should they choose to do so.
Fri, 12 Mar 1999 21:25:00 -0800
The Chicago Tribune reports that S Marty Carter signed a five-year, $15 million contract, including a $2.6 million signing bonus with the Falcons.
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