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Even though Carter can’t flash a sporty Super Bowl ring, he can show off those mitts that clutched so many balls, perhaps the best set of hands any receiver has had. Highlights of his sideline catches remain a learning tool for wideouts today.
"Every minute that I stepped on that field from the time that I warmed up, I was trying to put on a show for those people," said Carter, who played 12 of his 16 seasons with Minnesota. "So they would be proud. I come from some humble beginnings, and I just believed that when people pay their money, hard-earned money, that they deserve a certain level of performance."
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