And this isn't the only time Irvin thinks his fellow Hall of Fame receiver made such a mistake.
In a radio interview on Wednesday, the former
"I don't know what year it was, we were in the Pro Bowl. And all Cris is trying to do, he's just trying to share his experiences," Irvin told
Carter recently was quoted by the Cleveland Plain-Dealer as saying being cut by the Browns would be the best thing for Gordon, who could be suspended for a year after failing multiple drug tests.
Before becoming a star with the
Irvin went out of his way to stress that he loves Carter and understands what he is trying to do, but feels Carter is being irresponsible in suggesting what worked for him is the proper step to take for everyone.
As the interview continued, Irvin grew more impassioned and was yelling by the end.
"We can't be making blanket statements like that and yes I am upset about it and yes, I didn't address Cris about mine, but I will address him about this," Irvin said. "I will see him and I will address him about this because I think he has to be careful. He has to be careful."