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Cris Carter Apologizes for Telling NFL Rookies to Have a 'Fall Guy'


Leave it to the internet to make a big deal out of something said a year ago.

During a 2014 NFL Rookie Symposium, the former NFL star, along with Warren Sapp, talked to the rookies about all kinds of things and it was recently brought to light because of an ESPN profile of former 49ers player Chris Borland. He said the talk of the former player, later found out to be Carter, appalled him but he decided to stay because he didn't want to make a scene.

"Get yourself a fall guy. I was just sitting there thinking, 'Should I walk out? What am I supposed to do?'" Borland told ESPN.

Carter recently apologized for his comments, once they had come to light over the weekend.