• As Cris Carter preps for Hall of Fame induction, former teammate rips his ‘extreme selfishness’

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 31, 2013
    Well, many of the players enshrined in the Hall of Fame could be accused of "extreme selfishness." You couldn’t say the same thing for Cris Carter. This is Cris Carter's moment, the weekend when the longtime Vikings receiver will ascend to the Hall of Fame in Canton. His availability, sustained by elite conditioning and selective avoidance of contact, seems appropriate to recall as he heads toward this induction Sunday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “To be perfectly honest with you, Cris was a bona fide diva,” Ismail said. Toward the end of his career, in fact, he opened a speed camp for high school, college and NFL players to use during the offseason an operation that pre-dated today's agent-driven workout facilities.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • HOF: All Cris Carter did was ... play

      All Cris Carter did, as the legendary Chris Berman description went, was catch touchdowns. There were 130 of them in all, a total that ranked second in NFL history when he retired in 2002. But behind the touchdowns, and at the root of the shoestring cat…
      Source: ESPN.com

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