Carter (undisclosed) was cut by the Saints on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Carter landed on IR this season due to an undisclosed injury but the team has decided to part ways with the cornerback instead of keeping him around. The 30-year-old will now look to return to full health before finding a spot on a new roster.
The Broncos tendered restricted free agent cornerback Tony Carter, enabling Denver to match any offer he receives, reports the team's website. Playing in eight games last season, Carter had five tackles and one pass knocked down. His season highlight came against the Raiders when he recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown.
The Broncos have declared the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Colts: Cody Latimer, Tony Carter, Juwan Thompson, Paul Cornick, Michael Schofield, Dominique Jones and Mitch Unrein. Thompson played in 15 games for Denver this season, averaging 5.0 yards per carry with three touchdowns. He was considered probable on the team's final injury report of the week with hip and knee injuries. The Broncos are currently 9 1/2-point favorites against the Colts Sunday.
The Broncos declared running back Ronnie Hillman (foot), linebacker Brandon Marshall (foot), defensive back Tony Carter, offensive linemen Michael Schofield and Paul Cornick, tight end Dominique Jones and defensive lineman Quanterus Smith inactive for Monday's game at Cincinnati.
The following players have been listed as inactive for the Broncos in Week 12 against the Dolphins: Montee Ball, Julius Thomas, Ronnie Hillman, Tony Carter, Chris Clark, Michael Schofield and Marvin Austin.