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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:45:17 -0700
The New England Patriots released LB Bobby Carpenter Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Sat, 13 Oct 2012 10:10:08 -0700
New England Patriots LB Bobby Carpenter could start at linebacker Week 6 if LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring) is not able to play in the game.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 05:47:14 -0700
The New England Patriots will re-sign free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter. Carpenter will provide the insurance needed if LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring) will need to miss time.
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 19:47:11 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs had LB Bobby Carpenter (Patriots), CB Chris Carr (Vikings), CB Dominique Franks (Falcons) and LB Bryan Kehl (Redskins) in for tryouts Wednesday, Sept. 5.
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:43:34 -0700
The New England Patriots waived LB Bobby Carpenter Saturday, Sept. 1.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012 11:46:30 -0700
New England Patriots LBs Bobby Carpenter, Jeff Tarpinian and Tracy White may compete for one or two roster spots during training camp.
Sun, 01 Jul 2012 19:18:25 -0700
New England Patriots LB Bobby Carpenter saw plenty of reps during offseason workouts, especially with LB Brandon Spikes (knee) absent as he recovers from injury. Carpenter can play both outside spots in a 4-3 defensive scheme. With LB Jerod Mayo entrenched as the weak-side linebacker, Carpenter will be in the mix for the strong-side job. His biggest competition will be LB Dont'a Hightower. Carpenter is expected to see plenty of playing time in coverage, regardless if he starts.
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 09:38:23 -0700
New England Patriots LB Bobby Carpenter's one-year deal includes a $700,000 base salary, $50,000 signing bonus, $25,000 workout bonus and incentives.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 13:45:35 -0700
The New England Patriots have signed free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter (Lions). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:57:33 -0700
Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said he is confident LB Bobby Carpenter will be able to cover San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis in Week 6. Carpenter is starting at outside linebacker in place of injured LB Justin Durant (concussion).
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:57:07 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to start in Week 6 against the San Francisco 49ers with LB Justin Durant (concussion) ruled out.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:56:06 -0700
Detroit Lions DL Nick Fairley (foot) will be active for Week 5 against the Chicago Bears for his first NFL game. LB Bobby Carpenter will start at linebacker and S Amari Spievey will be replaced in by S John Wendling.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:40:53 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Justin Durant (concussion) has not been cleared to practice at this point and his status for Week 4 is uncertain. If he is not able to play, LB Bobby Carpenter will start in his place.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:42:00 -0700
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms to re-sign LB Bobby Carpenter Wednesday, Aug. 3. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:07:53 -0700
The Detroit Lions have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: SS C.C. Brown, LB Bobby Carpenter, LB Vinny Ciurciu, WR Brian Clark, DE Jared DeVries, C Dylan Gandy, CB Tye Hill, CB Chris Houston, LB Landon Johnson, DE Turk McBride, CB Brandon McDonald, QB Drew Stanton and S John Wendling.
Sat, 09 Jul 2011 13:10:19 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz indicated that he expects impending free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter to compete for one of the starting outside linebacker jobs during training camp.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 13:19:45 -0700
The Detroit Lions tendered an offer to impending free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 12:15:38 -0800
Detroit Lions impending free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to compete for one of the starting outside linebacker position if he re-signs with the team, according to Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:58:12 -0800
The Detroit Lions do not see LBs Bobby Carpenter, Ashlee Palmer and Caleb Campbell as full-time players at outside linebacker, according to Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News.
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:31:23 -0800
Detroit Lions impending free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter said he hopes to sign a long-term deal with the team this offseason, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 15:17:51 -0800
The Detroit Lions have expressed interest in re-signing impending free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter this offseason, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 22:04:24 -0800
Detroit Lions LB Bobby Carpenter might get the start in Week 17 if Landon Johnson (concussion) is unable to play, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:36:59 -0800
Detroit Lions LB Bobby Carpenter could start in Week 15 if LB Landon Johnson (neck, illness) is not able to play in the game, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:36:49 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (thigh), OG Dylan Gandy (calf), DL Corey Williams (shoulder, groin) and LBs Bobby Carpenter (toe) and DeAndre Levy (groin) were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 19, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. They are listed as probable for Week 11 and are expected to play.
Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:06:32 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Corey Williams (shoulder, groin) and LBs Bobby Carpenter (toe) and Isaiah Ekejiuba (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 18.
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 16:08:47 -0800
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (quadriceps), LB Bobby Carpenter (toe), PK Jason Hanson (knee), TE Tony Scheffler (shoulder), RB Kevin Smith (thumb), QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) and DL Corey Williams (shoulder, groin) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 17.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 09:34:51 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Ashlee Palmer appears to have an edge over Bobby Carpenter for the starting outside linebacker job that LB Zack Follett (neck) played, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News. Palmer worked with the starters during practice Wednesday, Oct. 27.
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:53:39 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Bobby Carpenter will learn to play both outside and inside linebacker but where he will play a majority of his time will be determined by the health of LB DeAndre Levy (ankle), reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 10:41:35 -0700
The Detroit Lions signed free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter (Dolphins), according to The Detroit News' Tim Twentyman. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 11:20:40 -0700
The Detroit Lions are working out free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter (Dolphins) Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to John Niyo, of The Detroit News.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:43:59 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have terminated the contract of LB Bobby Carpenter, the team announced Monday, Oct. 18.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 11:44:32 -0700
Miami Dolphins LB Bobby Carpenter started at inside linebacker in Week 1 in place of injured LB Channing Crowder (groin), reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 07:50:27 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter (Rams), according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sat, 04 Sep 2010 12:41:10 -0700
The St. Louis Rams have released RB Chris Ogbonnaya, WRs Danario Alexander and Brandon McRae, OT Ryan McKee, C Drew Miller, DE Victor Adeyanju, LB Bobby Carpenter and CBs Quincy Butler and Marquis Johnson, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Mon, 10 May 2010 10:19:34 -0700
St. Louis Rams LB Bobby Carpenter has agreed to re-work his contract as part of his trade to the Rams, according to The Dallas Morning News' Todd Archer. Carpenter was scheduled to receive a $1.895 million bonus if he played in 45 percent of the snaps in 2010.
Mon, 10 May 2010 08:04:06 -0700
Updating previous reports, the St. Louis Rams have acquired LB Bobby Carpenter from the Dallas Cowboys for OT Alex Barron, a source told ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins.
Fri, 07 May 2010 10:46:44 -0700
Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter is scheduled to undergo a physical for the St. Louis Rams Sunday, May 9, as part of a potential trade to the Rams, according to Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com.
Fri, 07 May 2010 06:20:03 -0700
The St. Louis Rams could use LB Bobby Carpenter as their starting weakside linebacker if they acquire him from the Dallas Cowboys, reports Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Thu, 06 May 2010 07:39:10 -0700
The St. Louis Rams are working on acquiring LB Bobby Carpenter from the Dallas Cowboys for OT Alex Barron, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN. No deal is complete at this point.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 04:13:12 -0700
Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter will be hard-pressed to earn a role with the team this upcoming season, reports Gerry Fraley, of The Dallas Morning News. The Cowboys consider rookie LB Sean Lee a three-down inside linebacker. With veteran LBs Keith Brooking and Bradie James set for the first two downs, Lee's initial role could be as a third-down linebacker in the "nickel" pass defense.
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 13:42:51 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have been offering DE Marcus Spears, LB Bobby Carpenter and WR Sam Hurd have been offered up to other teams via trade, reports Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com.
Tue, 20 Apr 2010 11:29:57 -0700
Michael Lombardi, of the National Football Post, reports the Dallas Cowboys would be willing to trade DE Marcus Spears, LB Bobby Carpenter, WR Sam Hurd, FS Pat Watkins and OL Cory Procter for the right price. All of these players are currently being shopped to other teams.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 15:06:54 -0800
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter (shoulder) recently underwent shoulder surgery. He should be ready for the start of the team's offseason conditioning program.
Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:48:33 -0700
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to play the entire preseason finale Friday, Sept. 4, at linebacker. It will be Carpenter's chance to show he can handle being an every-down player should someone get injured.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 21:12:22 -0700
Tom Orsborn, of the San Antonio Express-News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter (eye) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 26. Carpenter's eye swelled shut after he came in contact with poison ivy. He should be ready for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.
Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:35:01 -0700
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Keith Brooking is hoping he can be an every-down player for the team, even though LB Bobby Carpenter seems to have a firm grasp on the nickel and dime linebacker role. "I feel I can contribute to this team on third down in some capacity," Brooking said. "I'll just keep competing every day out here. The eye in the sky doesn't lie. We'll see how it plays out."
Fri, 19 Jun 2009 09:10:21 -0700
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter appears to have the nickel linebacker job at this point and would have to lose it during training camp.
Tue, 28 Apr 2009 14:30:27 -0700
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips said he believes LB Bobby Carpenter can play in the team's sub packages where he can cover running backs man-to-man and blitz.
Mon, 23 Mar 2009 07:46:53 -0700
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have looked into the possibility of trading LB Bobby Carpenter, according to sources. However, with the loss of LB Kevin Burnett in free agency, they might be more reluctant to move Carpenter. The departure of Burnett leaves Carpenter as the top backup on the roster and a leading candidate to take over Burnett's role in the substitute defensive packages.
Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:05:52 -0800
Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter may compete for the starting inside linebacker spot next to LB Bradie James this offseason.