David Carr Speaker Profile
Quarterback for the New York Giants
David Carr Biography
David Carr was born July 21, 1979, in Bakersfield,California and is an American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ersof the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans firstoverall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.
Carr has also played for the Carolina Panthers and New YorkGiants.
With the first overall pick of 2002 NFL Draft, the expansion Houston Texansselected Carr. He would go on to start all but 4 games for the team in itsfirst five years. Carr's professional career began on a productive note. TheTexans played their first regular season game on September 8, 2002, defeatingthe Dallas Cowboys, 19-10 at Houston's Reliant Stadium. Houston became just thesecond expansion team to win their first game. The Texans won four games thatseason. Carr became the most sacked quarterback in a single season of the NFL,being sacked 76 times. However, with Carr under center the Texans improved ineach of the next two years, finishing 5-11 in 2003 and 7-9 in 2004. Carr's 2004campaign was his best statistically, as he finished with his highest careerpasser rating and threw for over 3,500 yards.
In 2005, the Texans won only one of their first ten games,finishing the season with a 2-14 record. Plagued by injuries and an ineffectiveoffensive line that limited both the running and passing games, Carr stillmanaged to throw for over 2,500 yards while being sacked 68 times. Despite thedropoff, the Texans exercised an option in Carr's contract that extended himfor three years.
The Texans finished the 2006 season at 6-10. For the season,Carr posted a completion percentage of 68.9% (a career high) and tied the singlegame NFL record of 22 consecutive pass completions (vs. the Buffalo Bills).However, new Texans general manager Rick Smith decided to go in a differentdirection at quarterback. Thus, the Texans acquired Matt Schaub from theAtlanta Falcons and decided to part ways with Carr.
On March 7, 2010, Carr agreed to terms with the San Francisco 49ers.
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