You remember that, right? Carter, the Minnesota Vikings great-turned-ESPN analyst, said last August that Johnson was an elite wide receiver only in "Madden" video games.
Hanzus: Johnson vs. Johnson
"When you have a young quarterback, under the age of 25, coming off a 5,000-yard season, and you have the most dangerous weapon in the National Football League in Calvin Johnson, that's why, this duo, to me, is the absolute best," Carter said, via ProFootballTalk.com. "Franchise quarterback with the No. 1 big-play wide receiver in the NFL."
We give Carter credit for knowing when to jump off a sinking ship. Of course, this ship has been at the bottom of Lake Erie for some time.