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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:15 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr is owed nearly $13 million next year, and he may be asked to take a pay cut, team owner Jerry Jones said Thursday, Jan. 15. "Carr played well the last month," Jones said. "I'm not as critical of him as some others, but that's a lot of money. One thing we've got to do in every way we can is get the value for the money."
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:58:57 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said he'd like to return to the team next year. His base salary next year is slated to be $8 million, which the Cowboys might find hard to pay him after Carr didn't record any interceptions this season.
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:20:39 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is expected to be covered by Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr in the wild-card playoff game Sunday, Jan. 4. The last time the two faced off last year, Johnson had 14 catches for 329 yards and a touchdown. Carr was often left on an island against Johnson last year, when QB Matthew Stafford threw for 488 yards. Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli said the Cowboys will make Johnson more of a focal point in their game plan this time around. "I think we're going to be able to maybe give (Carr) more help than we did," Marinelli said. "And I feel like Brandon is a terrific corner and he's up for this challenge, but as a staff we've got to find ways to help him."
Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($7,700; 15.4% of cap) remains one of the best receivers in the game, so there is no reason why you shouldn't consider starting him at FantasyScore this weekend against the Cowboys.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:05:58 -0700
Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 31, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 9 game. OG Ronald Leary (groin) did not practice and is questionable. LB Bruce Carter (thigh, finger) was limited in practice and is probable. CB Brandon Carr (hamstring), DE Jack Crawford (calf), LB Rolando McClain (shoulder), OT Jermey Parnell (chest) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) all fully practiced and are probable.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:22:48 -0700
Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free (foot) and OG Ronald Leary (groin) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. LB Bruce Carter (thigh, finger), LB Rolando McClain (shoulder) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) were limited, while CB Brandon Carr (hamstring), DE Jack Crawford (calf) and OT Jermey Parnell (chest) practiced in full.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:13:16 -0700
Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free (foot), OG Ronald Leary (groin) and LB Rolando McClain (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. DEs Jack Crawford (calf) and Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) were limited. CB Brandon Carr (hamstring), LB Bruce Carter (thigh) and OT Jermey Parnell (chest) practiced fully.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:37:37 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (hamstring) strained his hamstring in Week 7 against the New York Giants. Carr still played every defensive snap and should be able to play Monday, Oct. 27, against the Washington Redskins.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:14:16 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CBs Brandon Carr (personal) and Morris Claiborne (knee) will return to practice soon, head coach Jason Garrett said Monday, Aug. 18. Garrett added that Carr should be back Tuesday, Aug. 19, while Claiborne will practice in a limited capacity.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:24:48 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr worked on strength and conditioning drills on the side during practice Thursday, Aug. 14. He is expected to work in pads next week and participate in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23. Carr missed the start of training camp dealing with the death of his mother.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:31:59 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (personal) made his training camp debut Saturday, Aug. 9, after missing the first 16 days dealing with the death of his mother. Carr did not wear pads or participate in team drills.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:25:48 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CBs Orlando Scandrick, B.W. Webb and Terrance Mitchell are expected to be the only healthy cornerbacks for the first preseason game. CB Morris Claiborne (knee) will not play in the game while CBs Sterling Moore (groin) and Tyler Patmon (hip) could miss the game because of injuries. CB Brandon Carr (personal) is not expected to rejoin the team until after the game.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:24:17 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Terrell McClain (ankle), OG Ronald Leary (hamstring) OG Darius Morris (undisclosed), LB William Smith (undisclosed), DE Ben Gardner (shoulder), CB Brandon Carr (personal), DT Amobi Okoye (illness) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) did not practice Tuesday, July 29.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:42:50 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (personal) is not with the team as his mother is in bad health. There is no timetable for his return, according to head coach Jason Garrett.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:48:13 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (personal) is not participating in practice Thursday, July 24, due to family reasons.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:16:20 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has a new focus and wants to take over the league, according to teammate CB Barry Church. Church believes Carr will prove he's a top-three NFL cornerback this season.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:12:20 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CBs Barry Church and Brandon Carr have been doing footwork drills, man-to-man drills and training together this offseason, according to Church.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:28:11 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said the defensive philosophy has changed since last year, with the team being more aggressive on the back end. "I think our philosophy has changed," Carr said. "Just want to be a little bit more aggressive in the back end, kind of put some more weight on our shoulders. It's always good to be playing with your guys for a second year. You kind of know each other better and know the scheme...I love (man-to-man defense). But I see the way the league is going nowadays; teams throwing it 50 times a game almost that it's always good to change (defenses) up, to throw in some zone..."
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:26:30 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr wants to step up his game in 2014 and help motivate his defense. "I feel it just from within. You know I'm an introvert; I don't really deal with the outside noise. I just feel like this year it's time for me to step it up bigger than I have in my six years in the NFL and come out there and produce and make the plays on my side of the ball and also get my guys going, need to get my guys going this year."
Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:34:56 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr will likely need to perform well in order to remain with the team in 2015.
Mon, 19 May 2014 05:08:14 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said he shed 10 pounds this offseason and is in the best shape of his life.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:37:25 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys may look to restructure the contracts of QB Tony Romo, LB Sean Lee, TE Jason Witten and CB Brandon Carr this offseason. The team could create around $21 million in salary cap space if they restructured the four contracts.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:59:39 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) and LB Sean Lee (neck) have been ruled out for Week 16. CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) and LB Ernie Sims (groin) are doubtful. WR Terrance Williams (hamstring) and DE Jarius Wynn (chest) are questionable. CB Brandon Carr (illness), LB Bruce Carter (hamstring), DT Jason Hatcher (neck), DE George Selvie (back) and DE DeMarcus Ware (back) are probable. Carr, Claiborne, Harris, Lee and Sims did not practice Friday, Dec. 20. Selvie, Williams and Wynn were limited while the rest practiced in full.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:32:03 -0800
Since consecutive strong showings against the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles in October, Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has struggled to get back to that level of play. Carr, who did not practice Thursday because of an illness, said he's been spending long nights trying to find a solution. "Just be more aggressive and just get back my mentality that got me into these doors," Carr said. "I feel like I kind of went away from that. Whatever, that's my fault. You get an opportunity to go out there Sunday and to prove yourself once again."
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:19:36 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring), LB Sean Lee (neck), LB Ernie Sims (groin), CB Brandon Carr (illness) and CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. DE George Selvie (back), DE DeMarcus Ware (back), DE Jarius Wynn (chest) and DT Jason Hatcher (neck) were limited during practice. LB Bruce Carter (hamstring) fully participated in practice.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:31:26 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall is likely to be matched up often against Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr in Week 14. "I don't like playing against Brandon Carr," Marshall said. "He presents a lot of tough challenges throughout a game. You'll notice he changes up his game when he plays against bigger receivers. He's strong. He's physical. He plays that way against guys like myself. I absolutely hate the matchup. It's like playing chess out there with him. Every single play is a battle. He just makes you work so hard."
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:08:53 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CBs Sterling Moore, Orlando Scandrick and B.W. Webb each worked with the first team in practice Wednesday, Aug. 7 in place of CBs Brandon Carr (personal) and Morris Claiborne (knee).
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:08:22 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (personal) missed his second straight practice Wednesday, Aug. 7, as he was away from the team to be with his fiancé, who gave birth to a baby.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:45:31 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (personal) was away from the team Tuesday, Aug. 6, for the birth of his child. He is expected to return to practice soon.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:58:30 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Sat, 18 May 2013 11:09:33 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has played for four different defensive coordinators in his five years in the league. Defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will be his fifth coordinator to work under. "I've been playing for different coaches, different schemes pretty much my whole career in the NFL," Carr said. "I feel like it's kind of adding to my versatility. It's all about learning and trying to grasp whatever's thrown at me."
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 09:21:50 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said the cornerbacks will be more active at the line of scrimmage to stop the run under defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. "They already told us to pretty much get ready for 16 weeks of being as physical as you can be," Carr said. "Not only disrupting the timing of the receivers but also when our number is called to come up and stop the run and come up and tackle."
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 06:25:00 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr restructured his contract to convert most of his $14.3 million 2013 salary into a signing bonus. Carr said he was willing to help the team in order to bring in more players. "I restructured my contract basically just to free up some money to get some more players in," Carr said. "I'm a team player. I believe in getting as many guys as possible that can help us get to our goal, and that's to win a championship."
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:21:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has agreed to restructure his contract, which will create $10.5 million in salary cap space for the team.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:20:54 -0800
Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free, CB Brandon Carr, DE Jason Hatcher, OG Nate Livings, QB Kyle Orton, CB Orlando Scandrick, DE DeMarcus Ware and TE Jason Witten may be candidates to restructure their contracts in order for the team to create some salary cap space.
Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:59:56 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said he is excited about new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin's scheme. Carr will be asked to play a lot more zone coverage than he did under former defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, something Carr says is necessary with the current league rules allowing little contact with wide receivers. "In years past you could go up and challenge the guys and be aggressive and beat them up all the way down the field," Carr said. "But now the game has changed so much that if you even look at them sometimes, they're throwing the flag."
Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:55:50 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said he tried too hard to make a good first impression with his new team during the 2012 season. "I got caught up in trying to save the world, so to speak," Carr said. "Trying to play every position. Trying to go outside of my skill set to go out there and make plays, and trying to force things."
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:09:08 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys would create about $10.5 million in salary cap space if they restructure CB Brandon Carr's contract this offseason.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 05:31:45 -0800
Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin has told players to watch tape of the Seattle Seahawks defense to receive an idea of what his defense will look like in 2013. "I kind of asked him what our philosophy and what the look of our defense was going to be, and as a prime example he said, 'Go see Seattle film and you'll probably learn a lot from those guys and just watch how they move on the field.'" CB Brandon Carr said. "That's some homework for me to do for the next couple of weeks."
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:13:01 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys may ask WR Miles Austin and CB Brandon Carr to restructure their contract this offseason in order to create some salary cap space. The two players are combined to make $21 million in 2013.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:07:25 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys could ask WR Miles Austin, TE Jason Witten, LB DeMarcus Ware and CB Brandon Carr to restructure their contracts in order to create some salary cap space.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 07:23:16 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 15.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:43:29 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys will restructure the contract of CB Brandon Carr, who is set to count $16.3 million against the salary cap in 2013, to save them roughly $10.5 million in space.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:09:24 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr may see time as a slot cornerback with CB Orlando Scandrick (hand) out of action for the next few weeks.
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 21:45:52 -0800
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr had a 47-yard interception return for a touchdown in Week 10 against the Philadelphia Eagles, and DL Jason Hatcher had a fumble recovery in the end zone for another score.
Fantasy Tip: The Cowboys DST also was credited with a third TD when WR Dwayne Harris ripped off a 78-yard punt return for touchdown in the fourth quarter. The Cowboys face a favorable matchup in Week 11 against the Cleveland Browns.
Sat, 20 Oct 2012 05:54:51 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has gone the last two games without a pass defensed or an interception, and he has struggled containing top receivers. Through five games, Carr has been targeted 21 times, allowing 11 completions for 228 yards and a touchdown. Head coach Jason Garrett believes Carr has been playing well. "I think he's an outstanding football player. He covers his guy," Garrett said. "It's well-documented he's played some safety for us. He's done a lot of different things to make our team better."
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:50:09 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr played at cornerback full-time in Week 4 and as a result, CB Mike Jenkins was on the field for just 15 of 55 defensive snaps.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 06:30:33 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr said he could play once again at free safety in Week 4, depending on the defensive game plan. Carr has been told to be ready to play corner or safety. "We don't know yet. It's going to be a game plan, game time situation type of decision," Carr said. "The coaches told me to stay ready for whatever, and I told them wherever they need me, I'm available so I guess we'll find out when we get back to work for the Chicago Bears."
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:25:41 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr moved to free safety in the team's Week 3 game, a move that also enabled CB Mike Jenkins to play as an outside corner. Jenkins had one pass breakup and a tackle in the game.
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:54:30 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson is expected to be covered by Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr in Week 3. Carr is expected to press Jackson at the line of scrimmage, and try to re-direct him from running his routes. In his only career appearance against the Cowboys, Dec. 13, 2009, Jackson had seven catches for 120 yards as a member of the San Diego Chargers.
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 08:13:33 -0700
Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr is expected to line up against Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson in Week 3. Carr, who has been excellent in man coverage through two games, will likely require some safety help.