Cris Carter's ill-advised remarks lead to fans trying to make 'NFL Fall Guy' an actual thing
When former NFL player and current ESPN analyst Cris Carter told rookies that they needed a 'fall guy' in their crew, it sparked outrage among the football community.
ESPN said in a statement, "We completely disagree with Cris's remarks, and we have made that extremely clear to him. Those views were entirely his own and do not reflect our company's point of view in any way."
The NFL said in a statement, "The comment was not representative of the message of the symposium or any other league program. The league's player engagement staff immediately expressed concern about the comment to Cris. The comment was not repeated in the 2014 AFC session or this year's symposium."
But for a small handful of bizarre fans, they saw it as an opportunity of a lifetime.
Kidding. Not really. But can you tell we desperately need the NFL season to start?