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February 12, 2019 11:16 AM
Falcons' Bruce Carter: Lands extension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter and the Falcons agreed to a one-year extension Monday, William McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

Carter played 11 games with the Falcons in 2018, racking up 16 solo tackles and five assisted tackles. He also played 188 snaps on special teams. The veteran linebacker will bring experience and depth to Atlanta's defense in 2019.

January 6, 2019 12:52 AM
Falcons' Bruce Carter: Modest debut campaign with Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter accounted for 16 solo tackles and five assisted tackles for the Falcons in 2018.

The veteran linebacker has become less and less of a defensive factor over the latter stages of his career, logging just four starts across his past four seasons with the Buccaneers, Jets and Falcons, compared to 32 starts during four years in Dallas. A surprising 70.1 percent of Carter's snaps for Atlanta this season came on special teams, as he picked up his most tackles since 2015 despite suiting up for only 11 games. With his contract expiring this winter, there is potential for Carter to be playing elsewhere next year as Atlanta looks to continue infusing youth into the roster.

September 25, 2018 07:08 PM
Falcons' Bruce Carter: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter was signed to Atlanta's active roster Tuesday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Carter brings experience and depth to a Falcons linebacker corps lacking Deion Jones (foot). The 30-year-old veteran has racked up 306 tackles, 20 pass defenses, five sacks, five interceptions and one touchdown during his nine years in the league.

December 16, 2017 02:44 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Ready for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (groin) is not listed in the Jets' final injury report heading into Sunday's game versus the Saints.

Carter has missed the Jets' previous two games while nursing a groin injury, but he appears fully recovered from the issue. Assuming he avoids any setbacks, look for the 29-year-old to resume his role providing depth at linebacker Sunday.

December 8, 2017 07:40 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Ruled out Sunday vs. Broncos
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Broncos, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.

Carter was unable to practice this week while battling the groin injury and will miss his second game of the season as a result. The linebacker has been used almost exclusively on special teams this season, producing five tackles across 11 contests.

November 8, 2017 11:12 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Practices without limitations
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (hamstring) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice and will be ready to play Sunday against the Buccaneers, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Carter left Week 9's game, a Thursday night matchup, early with this hamstring ailment. It appears it was just a minor tweak, though, and he'll return to his reserve role Sunday.

November 2, 2017 10:52 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Out for rest of Thursday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter is out for the remainder of Thursday's game with a hamstring injury, Darryl Slater of the The New Jersey Star-Ledger reports.

Carter's absence will hurt the Jets' depth at linebacker behind starters Demario Davis and Darron Lee. He will try to recover before the Jets take on the Buccaneers in Week 10.

September 21, 2017 06:08 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Full participant Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (ankle) was a full participant at the Jets' practice Wednesday.

Carter sustained the ankle injury in the season opener against the Bills and was inactive in Week 2. With his health now intact, the 29-year-old will likely reprise his role as a reserve inside linebacker and special teams contributor Sunday against the Dolphins.

September 15, 2017 02:12 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Out for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (ankle) is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Carter suffered this injury against the Bills in Week 1, but the severity wasn't clear. Either way, Carter is more of a special teams player than anything, and he wasn't slated for many snaps behind Demario Davis or Darron Lee, who combined for 24 tackles in the season opener.

September 10, 2017 01:48 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Suffers ankle injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's matchup with the Bills, Darryl Slater of The Star-Ledger reports.

Carter is mainly designated for special teams roles, but he occasionally fills in on defense. If he's unable to return, don't expect much to change with the dynamic of the Jets' defense, but fellow linebacker Julian Stanford may see more playing time if that's the case.

September 5, 2017 08:36 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Rejoins Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter signed with the Jets on Monday, Ethan Greenberg of the team's official site reports.

Carter was released by the Jets during roster cuts but returns to the team after fellow linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin (back) was placed on injured reserve. Carter played in 13 games for the Jets last season after coming over from Dallas. He should continue to play a role on special teams and in select defensive packages this year.

September 4, 2017 03:08 PM
Bruce Carter: Let go by Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter was released Sunday by the Jets, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Carter signed with the Jets in May after recording 16 tackles in 13 games played. He'll now open the 2017 season on the free agent market, where he'll look to fill a void as a depth option at linebacker and as a special teams player.

May 4, 2017 03:48 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Re-signs with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter signed a contract with the Jets on Thursday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.

Carter signed with the Jets prior to last season and went on to record 16 tackles and a pass defensed while playing in 13 games. Look for Carter to be a depth linebacker and special teams player once again in 2017.

December 5, 2016 07:30 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Active Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) is active for Monday night's game against the Colts.

Carter fortunately escaped last weekend's bout with the Patriots setback-free. As usual, he projects to rotate in at inside linebacker behind David Harris and Darron Lee.

December 3, 2016 05:14 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Questionable to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) is questionable to play in Monday's game against the Colts, ESPN reports.

Carter was limited in practice by a quad injury throughout the week, but he was able to give it a go last Sunday dealing with the same issue. Look for his status to be confirmed prior to kickoff.

November 25, 2016 06:36 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Removed from injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) did not appear on the Jets' injury report Friday.

He appears to be completely past his lingering quad injury and will likely assume his typical reserve role behind starters David Harris and Darron Lee.

November 11, 2016 03:28 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Ruled out Week 10
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Rams.

Carter is now set to miss his third consecutive game. Fortunately, fellow inside linebacker and first-round pick Darron Lee (ankle) will make a return after missing three games of his own.

November 4, 2016 08:53 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Ruled out Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

Carter was out last week as well after sustaining a thigh injury in Week 7. Julian Stanford projects for an uptick in snaps in his absence.

October 27, 2016 03:31 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: Out for Week 8
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the Browns.

Carter injured his quadriceps in last Sunday's win over the Ravens, which has kept him out of practice all week. The linebacker has seen increased defensive snaps as the year has progressed but expect those reps to go to Julian Stanford this week.

October 26, 2016 06:15 PM
Jets' Bruce Carter: No practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Carter (quadriceps) did not participate in Wednesday's practice.

Carter sustained a quadriceps injury last week against the Ravens and is uncertain to suit up versus the Browns this weekend.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/240
Birthdate:
2/19/1988
Age:
32
Hometown:
Havelock, NC, USA
School:
North Carolina
NFL Experience:
9
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