Cris Carter has some lofty expectations for Carson Wentz. The man who began his career as a member of the Eagles shared his thoughts on Carson Wentz’s ceiling.
Ladies and gentlemen, Cris Carter, the man who began his storied and Pro Football Hall of Fame career with in the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ is on record. ‘Carson Wentz is going to win a Super Bowl for the Philadelphia Eagles‘.
Everybody caught that right? Good! Now let’s all dig in.
The labor of how to transition from NFL player to a successful and productive citizen post career has been one that has plagued quite a few guys as they were no longer to place ‘professional athlete’ on their resume as the position they currently held in the workforce.
That hasn’t been the case for the former Eagles and former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver. After a long stint on ESPN, Graduel Christopher Darin Carter a.k.a. ‘Cris’ transitioned seamlessly to FOX Sports. He’s currently one of the co-hosts of First Things First with Nick Wright on FS1.
On Friday, he weighed in on the Eagles potential for success and how far he can take things in an Eagles jersey. If you’re a football fan, especially a fan of Philly’s, you’ll want to hear this one.
Carter made good on an opportunity that began with him being taken in the fourth round of the 1987 NFL supplemental draft. His career produced eight Pro Bowl selections, two First-team All-Pro selections, a Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, and him leading the NFL in touchdowns in 1995, 1997, and 1999.
He’s a member of the NFL’s 1990s All-Decade Team, and if you’re a stats guy or gal, how about trying on 1,101 receptions, 13,899 career receiving yards and 130 touchdowns for size?
For some reason, it took six years, and five finalist selections, Carter was voted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 2nd of 2013. One might say we can trust his opinion on football.