nine reasons why David Carr is better than a sack of potatoes 9. A sack of taters might make a good meal, but it can't throw a football more than 8 or 9 yards. Carr can throw accurately at least 11 yards. 8. Carr can grow hair, taters only grow those root looking things. 7. Carr eats taters for supper. 6. David Carr's eyes are permanently attached to his head, unlike this guy. 5. David Carr is likely not coveted by Napoleon Dynamite.