Jets give former first-rounder Carroll another try Print
Written by Admin   
Tuesday, 22 July 2008 16:21
NFL Headline News

 NEW YORK (AP) -The New York Jets signed free-agent defensive back Ahmad Carroll, a former first-round pick of Green Bay who was out of the NFL last season, to a contract Tuesday.
The Jets waived defensive back Nate Lyles to make room on their roster for Carroll, the 25th overall pick in 2004.
The speedy Carroll played this year in the Arena Football League with the Orlando Predators after being waived by Jacksonville in May 2007, two days after he was arrested on weapon and drug charges.
The Jets brought Carroll, 24, in for a visit in December. Though they didn't sign him at that time, they believe his troubles are behind him. He adds another option to a very deep stable of cornerbacks that already includes Darrelle Revis, Justin Miller, David Barrett, Hank Poteat, Andre Woolfolk, Drew Coleman and rookie Dwight Lowery.
The Packers had high hopes for Carroll when they drafted him out of Arkansas, but the defensive back had a mostly disappointing stay in Green Bay. He started 28 games, but struggled mightily at times in coverage and was waived a day after an inconsistent performance against Philadelphia in Week 4 of the 2006 season. He broke up three passes and had a sack, but also got burned for two touchdowns, was flagged for pass interference and called for holding.
He signed with the Jaguars a week later and was on their roster for 11 games, but played in just one for Jacksonville.
Carroll was questioned by Atlanta police in May 2007 after he was identified as someone involved during a disturbance at a restaurant. According to police, Carroll acknowledged he was carrying a 9mm pistol. Police then searched his car and found 11 pink tablets believed to be ecstasy.
He was arrested and charged with carrying a weapon without a license, possession of drugs and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was later released on a $7,000 bond.
 

NFL Team Pages

Recent NFL Discussions

by Blade
Jul-21-14 9:58 am
by Blade
Jul-20-14 9:00 pm
by Blade
Jul-20-14 9:10 am

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 480 Kansas City Chiefs 87%
#2 491 San Diego Chargers 75%
#3 463 New Orleans Saints 75%
#4 485 San Francisco 49ers 71%
#5 488 Denver Broncos 71%
#6 468 Pittsburgh Steelers 66%
#7 490 Detroit Lions 65%
#8 481 New England Patriots 65%
#9 484 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 63%
#10 472 New York Jets 61%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NFL Futures

NFL TEAM CONFERENCE ODDS CURRENT
DENVER BRONCOS 9/4
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 3/1
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 17/4
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 9/2
GREEN BAY PACKERS 6/1
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 6/1
CHICAGO BEARS 15/2
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS 15/2
PITTSBURGH STEELERS 12/1
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 14/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com