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Bobby Carpenter

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Patriots | Make roster move

Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:45:17 -0700

The New England Patriots released LB Bobby Carpenter Tuesday, Oct. 30.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter could start Week 6

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.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter to re-sign

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.

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Chiefs | Several worked out

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.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter cut loose

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:43:34 -0700

The New England Patriots waived LB Bobby Carpenter Saturday, Sept. 1.

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Patriots | Three LBs to compete for roster spots

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.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter in mix for strong-side LB job

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.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter contract update

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.

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Patriots | Bobby Carpenter signed

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.

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Lions | Confident Bobby Carpenter can cover TE

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).

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter expected to make another start

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.

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Lions | Nick Fairley active

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.

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Lions | Justin Durant not cleared to practice

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter re-signing

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.

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Lions | Unrestricted free agents

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.

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Lions | Coach expects Bobby Carpenter to compete for starting job

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter tendered offer

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter expected to compete for starting job

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.

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Lions | No OLBs on roster considered starters

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter hopes to return

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.

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Lions | Interested in re-signing Bobby Carpenter

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter might start in Week 17

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter could start Week 15

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.

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Lions | Five players limited Friday, listed as probable

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.

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Lions | Three limited during practice Thursday

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.

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Lions | Seven miss practice Wednesday

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.

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Lions | Ashlee Palmer looks to be frontrunner for starting job

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter to learn both LB spots

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.

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Lions | Bobby Carpenter signed

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.

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Lions | Working out Bobby Carpenter

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.

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Dolphins | Bobby Carpenter let go

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.

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Dolphins | Bobby Carpenter starts Week 1

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.

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Dolphins | Bobby Carpenter signed

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.

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Rams | Announce roster moves

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.

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Rams | Bobby Carpenter agrees to re-work contract

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.

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Rams | Acquire Bobby Carpenter from Dallas

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.

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Rams | Bobby Carpenter scheduled to take physical Sunday

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.

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Rams | Bobby Carpenter could start if acquired

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.

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Rams | Working on acquiring Bobby Carpenter

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.

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Cowboys | Bobby Carpenter's days numbered?

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.

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Cowboys | Marcus Spears and others being shopped

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.

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Cowboys | Several players on trading block?

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.

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Cowboys | Carpenter undergoes surgery

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.

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Cowboys | Carpenter to play whole game Friday

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.

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Cowboys | Carpenter sits out practice Wednesday

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.

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Cowboys | Brooking wants to be three-down player

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."

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Cowboys | Carpenter appears to have nickel LB job for now

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.

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Cowboys | Phillips believes Carpenter can play in sub packages

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.

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Cowboys | Looked into moving Carpenter

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.

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Cowboys | Carpenter may compete for starting job

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.

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