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Co Host Of Fox Sports And Hall Of Famer Chris Carter Leaves Fox Sports

Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter arrives at the NFL Honors awards show, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in Atlanta. (Ben Liebenberg via AP)

The NFL star and the superbly amazing Fox Sports Host, Chris Carter is leaving Fox Sports. As per the announcement by the network Chris Carter is no longer working with Fox Sports. On Thursday they announced saying “First Things First”. Carter has been associated with Fox Sports for three years. He was co-hosting the morning show on this channel along with Jenna Wolfe and Nick Wright.

His official departure was announced before the week of October 30, and he has not been on the air ever since. Chris Canty, who was also a former NFL player, was filling in for Carter. He also turned as an analyst quite recently on the show. A spokesperson of Fox Sports said, “Chris Carter is no longer working with Fox Sports. There is no further comment on this matter at this point in time”.

Co Host Of Fox Sports And Hall Of Famer Chris Carter Leaves Fox Sports
Photo by: Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx 2018 5/14/18 Cris Carter at The 2018 Fox Network Upfront in New York City. (NYC)

The Reason Behind The Departure

As per the reports of Deadline, sources say that Carter was having conduct issues and that he was also being investigated by the network for this. However, there is no exact information on this issue. Carter or the network is yet to reveal the specific details.

However, as per the reports of Front Office Sports, the network and Carter was having some issues. These issues began after the “blow up” between the two. According to the reports, “Since Friday rumours were boiling that there was an alleged blow-up between the executives of Fox Sports and Carter”.

Co Host Of Fox Sports And Hall Of Famer Chris Carter Leaves Fox Sports
Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter arrives at the NFL Honors awards show, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in Atlanta. (Ben Liebenberg via AP)

However, Carter did not open his mouth about any of this. He was quite tight-lipped about his departure from Fox Sports. But he did take to social media for salvation. On the day of his firing, he turned to Twitter to express his condition with a holy Bible verse. Carter retired from his NFL career in 2003 and became a Hall Of Famer in 2003.

This personality has been quite busy broadcasting his other prospects. He is known to make a small cameo in appearance in “Ballers” which is going to air on HBO. Carter will also be commentating on the show “Inside The NFL” airing on HBO Sports. He is also a commentator on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown”.