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Cowboys | Friday practice report

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:40:59 -0700

Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free (foot) and DE Jack Crawford (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24. Anthony Spencer (knee) was limited during practice, while LB Bruce Carter (thigh), FS Jakar Hamilton (non-injury) and OT Jermey Parnell (chest) fully participated in practice.

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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report for Week 8

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:08:19 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE Jack Crawford (calf), OT Doug Free (foot) and S Jakar Hamilton (non-injury) all did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. LB Bruce Carter (thigh) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) both were limited. OT Jermey Parnell (chest) fully practiced.

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Cowboys | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:02:52 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Bruce Carter, DT Davon Coleman, DE Jack Crawford, OT Doug Free, DB Jakar Hamilton, OT Donald Hawkins, QB Dustin Vaughan inactive for Week 7.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter aiming for Week 8 return

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:40:25 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) will miss a third straight game in Week 7 against the New York Giants, but he said Friday, Oct. 17, that he expects to play in Week 8 against the Washington Redskins Monday, Oct. 27. LB Kyle Wilber is expected to make another start in Carter's stead against the Giants.

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Cowboys | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:35:47 -0700

Dallas Cowboys OT Doug Free (foot) and LB Bruce Carter (thigh) have been ruled out for Week 7. DE Jack Crawford (calf) is listed as doubtful, while LB Cameron Lawrence (thigh), LB Rolando McClain (groin, personal), OT Jermey Parnell (chest), OT Tyron Smith (ankle) and DE Anthony Spencer (foot, knee) are listed as probable. Carter, Free, Crawford and Spencer did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Cowboys | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:01:59 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh), DE Jack Crawford (calf), OT Doug Free (foot) and LB Rolando McClain (groin, personal) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. OT Jermey Parnell (chest) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) were limited, while LB Cameron Lawrence (thigh) and OT Tyron Smith (ankle) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter expects to play in Week 8

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:31:40 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh) likely will not play in Week 7 because of his thigh injury but said he expects to be ready for Week 8.

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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:21:18 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh), DE Jack Crawford (calf), OT Doug Free (foot), LB Rolando McClain (groin, personal), OT Tyron Smith (ankle) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee, foot) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. OT Jermey Parnell (chest) was limited, while LB Cameron Lawrence (thigh) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:06:01 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared QB Dustin Vaughan, FS Jakar Hamilton, LB Bruce Carter, DE Jack Crawford, DT Davon Coleman, NT Ken Bishop, OT Donald Hawkins inactive for Week 6.

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Cowboys | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:31:54 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh) has been ruled out for Week 6. OT Jermey Parnell (chest), DE Jack Crawford (calf), LB Cameron Lawrence (thigh) and LB Rolando McClain (groin) are listed as questionable, while DT Henry Melton (calf), CB Tyler Patmon (illness) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) are listed as probable. Carter, Spencer, Crawford and Lawrence did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10. Parnell and McClain were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Cowboys | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:36:36 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Tyler Patmon (illness), LBs Rolando McClain (groin), Bruce Carter (quadriceps) and Cameron Lawrence (quadriceps) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. Carter will not play Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks. OT Jermey Parnell (ribs) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) were limited.

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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:19:55 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh), LB Cameron Lawrence (thigh), LB Rolando McClain (groin) and OT Jermey Parnell (chest) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. DE Anthony Spencer (knee) was limited, while DT Henry Melton (calf) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter won't play this week

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:34:10 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) said he won't play Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks. However, Carter did say he is improving and that his swelling has decreased.

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Cowboys | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 08:44:24 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Bruce Carter, DL Davon Coleman, OG Donald Hawkins, QB Dustin Vaughan, DL Ken Bishop, LB Korey Toomer, DL Lavar Edwards inactive for Week 5.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter expected to miss 10-14 days

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:46:07 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) is expected to be sidelined for 10 to 14 days because of the quadriceps injury he suffered in Week 4.

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Cowboys | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:14:02 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh) has been ruled out for Week 5. DT Henry Melton (hamstring) is listed as questionable, while DE Anthony Spencer (knee) and LB Rolando McClain (groin) are listed as probable. Carter and Melton did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. Melton was limited during practice, while McClain fully participated in practice.

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Cowboys | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:35:08 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 2. DT Henry Melton (hamstring) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) were limited participants, and LB Rolando McClain (groin) was a full participant in practice.

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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:22:45 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. DT Henry Melton (hamstring) and DE Anthony Spencer (knee) were limited, while LB Rolando McClain (groin) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter update

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:43:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter's (quadriceps) will reportedly need 10-14 days for his strained right quadriceps to heal, assuring he will miss Week 5 against the Houston Texans.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter not expected to play

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:09:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) isn't expected to miss a significant amount of time, but he's not expected to play in Week 5 against the Houston Texans. The team is calling Carter's injury week-to-week.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter day-to-day

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:20:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) is considered day-to-day because of the quadriceps injury he suffered in Week 4.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter undergoing tests

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:16:14 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) is undergoing an MRI exam Monday, Sept. 29, to determine the severity of his strained right quadriceps. The team is hoping Carter won't have to miss any games.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter leaves game

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:54:30 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (quadriceps) left the Week 4 game against the New Orleans Saints in the second half due to a right quadriceps strain, and he will not return.

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Cowboys | Justin Durant out 3-4 weeks

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:23:40 -0700

Updating a previous item, Dallas Cowboys LB Justin Durant (groin) will miss the next three to four weeks with a groin injury, according to a source. LB Rolando McClain's responsibilities as the middle linebacker should now increase. LB Bruce Carter may also move to weakside linebacker, with LB Kyle Wilber on the strong side.

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Cowboys | Anthony Hitchens works MLB

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:25:40 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens took snaps at middle linebacker with LBs Justin Durant and Bruce Carter on each side.

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Cowboys | Want Rolando McClain to seize MLB role

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:19:05 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain is the candidate that has the best shot to win the middle linebacker job to replace LB Sean Lee (knee). McClain was slated to see a lot of work with the first-team defense until he suffered a minor leg injury. LB Bruce Carter could be relegated to a bench role, as he hasn't done much in training camp.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter ready to lead

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:33:08 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter is ready to be the focal point of the defense, according to teammate CB Barry Church. Church said Carter has gained confidence this offseason and will get better as the season progresses.

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Cowboys | Coach praises Bruce Carter

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:09:22 -0700

Dallas Cowboys linebackers coach Matt Eberflus said LB Bruce Carter has "ramped up" his work with the position coach this offseason. "I think he's taking steps in the right direction," Eberflus said. "And he's putting the work in. He's meeting with me as much as he can. Studying the tape, giving him clear and concise goals daily for practice and he's doing a good job of attaining those goals each and every day so when he does that he takes steps in the right direction to improve his fundamentals and his game."

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter, Kyle Wilber in line to start

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:29:00 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LBs Bruce Carter and Kyle Wilber appear to be the leading candidates for the outside linebacker jobs entering training camp. Carter has been working at weakside linebacker while Wilber has been working at strongside linebacker.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter to receive another shot

Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:33:03 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter will receive one more shot at weakside linebacker.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter unlikely to switch positions

Thu, 29 May 2014 17:41:07 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter said he does not expect the team to move him to middle linebacker in order to replace LB Sean Lee (knee). The team believes Carter is best suited for the weakside linebacker spot because of his athleticism.

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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 | 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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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:56:42 -0800

Dallas Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring), WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring), LB Sean Lee (neck), DE George Selvie (back), LB Ernie Sims (groin), DE DeMarcus Ware (back) and WR Terrance Williams (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. LB Bruce Carter (hamstring), DT Jason Hatcher (neck) and DE Jarius Wynn (chest) were limited.

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Cowboys | Hopeful Bruce Carter can play in Week 16

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:49:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys are hopeful LB Bruce Carter (hamstring) can play in the Week 16 game against the Green Bay Packers.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter could miss Week 16

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:21:26 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring) may not be able to play in the team's Week 16 game because of his hamstring injury.

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Cowboys | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:21:30 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Bruce Carter, OT Darrion Weems, WR Dwayne Harris, FS Jakar Hamilton, LB Martez Wilson, CB Morris Claiborne, LB Sean Lee inactive for Week 15.

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Cowboys | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:34:01 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring), WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) and LB Sean Lee (neck) are out for Week 15. CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) is questionable. LB Justin Durant (hamstring), DT Jason Hatcher (neck), LB DeVonte Holloman (neck) and LB Orie Lemon (non-injury) are probable. Carter, Claiborne, Harris, Lee and Lemon did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, while the others practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:57:07 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring), CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) and WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. LB Sean Lee (neck) was limited. LB Justin Durant (hamstring), DT Jason Hatcher (neck) and LB DeVonte Holloman (neck) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Concerned with hamstring injuries

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:50:28 -0800

Several Dallas Cowboys players including LB Bruce Carter, CB Morris Claiborne and WR Dwayne Harris have missed time due to hamstring injuries, and coach Jason Garrett has pledged to look at the team's strength and conditioning programs. "We've had too many of them. There's no question about that. They happen all around the league. I get that. But we have to keep doing our part and our evaluation to how we can eliminate them the best we can," Garrett said.

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Cowboys | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:35:02 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring), CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring) and WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. LB Sean Lee (neck) was limited. LB Justin Durant (hamstring), DT Jason Hatcher (neck) and LB DeVonte Holloman (neck) practiced in full.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter not expected to play

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:27:59 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring) is expected to sit out the team's Week 15 game. He's undergoing an MRI exam Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter injured

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:54:53 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in the Week 14 game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Dec. 9.

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Cowboys | Jason Garrett irked at two

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:29:58 -0800

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett was irked at LB Bruce Carter and S Jeff Heath New York Giants TE Brandon Myers made a catch on fourth down and was able to get up and run into the end zone in Week 12. Carter and Heath ran past Myers without touching him, allowing him to get up and score the touchdown. "It was a bad play and that was a fourth-down play," Garrett said. "They ran a little rub route and they got the ball up the sidelines and they simply have to get their hands on the guy when he's on the ground."

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter fined $15,750

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:50:30 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter has been fined $15,750 for performing a horse-collar tackle in the team's Week 10 game.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter expected to start

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:17:08 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter received most snaps with the first-team defense during practice this week and is expected to start at weakside linebacker Week 10.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter projected to start

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:33:02 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter said he is projected to be the starter at weakside linebacker in the teams Week 10 game.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter back in as starter

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:20:05 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter is back in the starting lineup entering Week 6 after being benched last week. Carter will start in the regular defense and in nickel packages against the Washington Redskins. LB Ernie Sims was promoted in an effort to teach Carter a lesson for his poor play. Sims will likely start at strongside linebacker in place of LB Justin Durant (groin). The transition to a 4-3 defense under coordinator Monte Kiffin has been a slow process for Carter.

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Cowboys | Three players probable

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:20:34 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware (back), LB Bruce Carter (foot) and CB Morris Claiborne (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 4, and are listed as probable for Week 5.

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Cowboys | Ernie Sims to start over Bruce Carter

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:00:32 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Ernie Sims said he will start over LB Bruce Carter at weakside linebacker in Week 5 against the Denver Broncos. Sims has been taking first-team snaps during practice.

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