Tony Carter was signed to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on December 18, 2010 ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad on (09/07/10) ... Originally signed by Denver as a rookie free agent (4/27/09) ... Waived by Denver (9/5/09) ... Signed by Denver to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/6/09) ... Waived by Denver (8/30/10).
2010 (3/0, 0/0)
- Began the season on the New England practice squad before being signed to the 53-man roster on Dec. 18.
- Played in the final three games of the regular-season and was inactive for the postseason game vs. N.Y. Jets (1/16).
- Made his Patriots' debut on special teams vs. Green Bay (12/19).
- Played on defense and special teams at Buffalo (12/26) and vs. Miami (1/2) and Bills (12/26), finishing with one tackles against the Dolphins.
2009 (2/1 - Denver)
- Spent the first 14 weeks of the 2009 season on the practice squad before being signed to the 53-man roster for the final three games.
- Played in two games with one start and finished with one tackle, one pass defended and one fumble recovery.
- Made his NFL debut vs. Oakland (12/20).
- Started all 50 career games he played at Florida State and totaled 139 tackles, nine interceptions and 26 passes defensed.
- Returned three interceptions and one fumble for touchdowns.
- Became the first player in Florida State history to return a blocked extra point and a blocked field goal for scores in the same game when he accomplished the feat as a sophomore against Clemson.
- Born on May 24, 1986.
- Attended Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Fla.
- Father, Tony, sr., played basketball at Florida State.
- Received a bachelor's degree in social science from Florida State.