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Cowboys | Brandon Carr hurts hamstring

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.

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Cowboys | Two to return soon

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr does conditioning drills

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr returns to practice

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.

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Cowboys | Will have three healthy CBs for game

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.

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Cowboys | Several more sit out

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.

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Cowboys | No timetable for Brandon Carr's return

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr not practicing

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr focused

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr, Barry Church working together

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.

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Cowboys | Defensive philosophy has changed

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..."

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr wants to step up game

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."

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Cowboys | Make-or-break year for Brandon Carr

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr sheds weight

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.

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Cowboys | Four may be asked to restructure contracts

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.

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Cowboys | Friday injury report for Week 15

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr admits he lacks some aggressiveness

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."

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Cowboys | Thursday practice report for Week 16

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.

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Bears | Brandon Marshall likely to face Brandon Carr

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."

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Cowboys | Trio of CBs work with first team

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).

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr might miss preseason game

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr away from team

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr not practicing

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:58:30 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 6.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr used to new coordinators

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."

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Cowboys | CBs to be more involved in run defense

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."

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr update

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."

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr restructures deal

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.

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Cowboys | Several players candidates for restructured deals

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr feels he will thrive in new scheme

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."

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr tried to do too much

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."

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Cowboys | Restructuring Brandon Carr's deal would save cap space

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.

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Cowboys | Will resemble Seattle defense

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."

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Cowboys | Miles Austin, Brandon Carr may have to rework deals

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.

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Cowboys | Several could restructure contracts

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr earns honor

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.

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Cowboys | Will restructure Brandon Carr's deal

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr could see time in the slot

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.

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Cowboys | Defense comes up with two scores

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr struggling

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."

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Cowboys | Mike Jenkins sees less time in Week 4

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr may continue to play FS

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."

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr sees time at FS in Week 3

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.

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Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson to get extra attention in Week 3

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.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr will see plenty of Vincent Jackson

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.

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Cowboys | Anthony Spencer will rush the passer more

Mon, 03 Sep 2012 07:08:25 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer will rush the passer more in 2012, thanks in part to the additions of CBs Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne. Spencer was used more in pass coverage last season.

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Cowboys | Rob Ryan impressed with Brandon Carr

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 05:32:23 -0700

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan said CB Brandon Carr was the best player available in the free-agent market this offseason. "He was the best player in free agency, by far," Ryan said. "Not even close ... This guy has been everything we expected. He's a leader, he helps the other guys around him and the other thing is he's a tough kid. He's given us everything we wanted as a team. We need smart and tough, and that's exactly what he is, and he's competitive."

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Cowboys | Morris Claiborne unlikely to work with starters early

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 08:02:31 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne will likely work with the second-team defense early on in training camp as CBs Brandon Carr and Orlando Scandrick take reps with the first team.

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Cowboys | Mike Jenkins expected in camp this week

Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:24:08 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder) is expected to report to training camp this week, but he is upset about being demoted to third on the depth chart behind free-agent signee CB Brandon Carr and rookie CB Morris Claiborne. He skipped the team's voluntary portion of the offseason program, refusing to allow the team to supervise him as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

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Cowboys | Brandon Carr could shadow top WRs

Thu, 31 May 2012 13:53:28 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys could have CB Brandon Carr shadow opponents' top wide receiver this season. Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan said Carr has the ability to play either right or left cornerback.

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Cowboys | Impressed with Brandon Carr

Thu, 31 May 2012 06:45:57 -0700

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is already raising the bar for CB Brandon Carr after coaching him for five offseason practices. "He's actually better (than expected)," Ryan said. "He's outstanding. I knew he was great, but the guy is special just because he shuts down everybody. He can cover anybody. He's got long arms, great length and he's a great person who works his tail off. He takes coaching, and I'm really impressed with him."

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