Texans need to chase Carr out of their pocket

Pompei, Dan
February 2006
Sporting News;2/3/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 5, p41
The article analyzes the performance of football player David Carr of the Houston Texans in the run up to Super Bowl. The most important question the Texans will answer this season is whether they should they sack quarterback Carr. In four seasons, Carr has been sacked 208 times. One NFL head coach familiar with Carr says he believes Carr can be salvaged. On the 131 plays in which he was blitzed this season, Carr was sacked 29 times and had a 64.9 passer rating, which ranked 27th among starters. One personnel director who has studied Carr believes even though Carr has the arm to make every throw, he lacks the touch to get the ball over a defender. INSET: Houston, we have options.


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