The Miami Dolphins reportedly worked out Florida Atlantic Owls wide receiver Duron Carter, who is the son of legendary wide receiver Cris Carter. NFL Network draft analyst Gil Brandt tweeted out the news yesterday, as the Dolphins worked out Duron Carter at the regional combine. Brandt notes that Carter has the flu, and he stated earlier that Duron has similar speed and “possession” qualities as his father Cris.
Duron Carter most likely has more character concerns than anybody in the 2013 NFL Draft class, and that’s why he isn’t going to be drafted this year. Carter has flunked out of two major programs in Ohio State (where his father played) and Alabama. He had so much potential and talent coming out of high school as a blue-chip prospect, but his poor attitude and struggles in school have undermined his talent.
Carter does have talent, and he can be a solid possession wide receiver. He is a smaller receiver, but his 4.58 forty time is decent. I think he will land somewhere as a priority free agent due to his talent, because there will be a team that wants to take a gamble on his talent even with those huge character issues. Will it be the Miami Dolphins? We’ll see, but I have a feeling several Dolphins fans would cringe if the team added Carter.
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