Carr listened and considered it. But in the end, he decided not to head to
The 10-year veteran, who just completed his third season with the Giants,
will not join the Buccaneers, per someone informed of Carr's thinking. The
person, who requested anonymity because the free-agent process is ongoing for
Carr, said it's not yet determined whether he'll return to East Rutherford and
is mulling another offer.
The Buccaneers are reportedly close to
signing Dan Orlovsky
Carr, 32, did not appear in any games last season after edging
out an ill Sage Rosenfels in camp
to earn the backup spot behind Eli
In 2008-09, Carr appeared in a total of nine games, with his most extended
action coming in a blowout victory over the Oakland Raiders in 2009 after
Manning left the game because of a lingering foot injury (and the Giants' early
big lead). Carr completed 9 of 14 attempts that day for 90 yards.
After playing only one game for the San Francisco 49ers in 2010, Carr
returned to the Giants. His agent, Tim Younger, said recently Carr was
interested in remaining with the team and that the feelings were mutual.
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Elsewhere, David Diehl told a few reporters on Tuesday he's fine with moving
to right tackle, if that's indeed what the team has planned for him.
"Whether it's at left tackle or right tackle, it's no difference to me,"
Diehl said, per
ESPN New York
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