Cris Carter Q&A: If not for football ... maybe accounting?
What, no Percy? Oh, wait,,,,,
Q You’re a Hall of Fame receiver, getting set for induction this year. What receivers currently playing do you enjoy watching the most?
A I would say from an older standpoint, I love watching Reggie Wayne and Andre Johnson. I love how they go about their business and how consistent they’ve been throughout their career. Calvin Johnson, we’ve never seen a receiver like him — size, speed and how he’s developed his overall route running and toughness. … Larry Fitzgerald, I’ve spent so much time with him, he’s one of my favorites and one of the best. Roddy White, Julio Jones and A.J. Green, they bring a certain skill level to the position that is great to look at.
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Q OK, put on your NFL analyst hat. How would you break down the intriguing NFC North this year?
A This could be one of the better divisions in football, if not the best one, if Detroit improves. I believe Marc Trestman is going to do a good job in Chicago. Everything really is up to Jay Cutler. Can they protect him and can he have one of those types of years when he carries them to 10-11 wins? The Vikings got three first-round picks to add to a football team that won 10 games. They made a great decision to trade Percy Harvin, with the picks they were able to get, the lack of being committed to Percy for a long period of time for a tremendous amount of money and getting Greg Jennings over from Green Bay. … But ultimately it’s going to come down to Christian Ponder and can the defense create turnovers. The best team in the division is Green Bay. Aaron Rodgers, I expect him to be the best player, again this year, in the NFL. Eddie Lacy added to that passing attack will be scary. They still have question marks on defense, but I would say Green Bay should still be the favorite.
Nothing subtle about that exchange. I'm starting to respect ole CC again.