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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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Cowboys | Three practice in full

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:30:56 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (foot), CB Morris Claiborne (shoulder) and DE DeMarcus Ware (back) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Cowboys | Four practice in full

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:52:34 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (foot), CB Morris Claiborne (shoulder), WR Dwayne Harris (hip) and DE DeMarcus Ware (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter struggling

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:34:24 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter had big problems covering his opponents in the team's Week 4 loss to the San Diego Chargers, in which the team allowed QB Philip Rivers to throw for over 400 yards. LB Ernie Sims saw more time at the expense of Carter. "We wanted to give Ernie Sims some chances to come play, particularly in that nickel package, so a combination of those two things. Bruce was also dealing with a little bit of a foot injury in the second part of that game," head coach Jason Garrett said. "So we mixed those two guys in, gave Ernie some chances, and we've just got to get better there. Bruce has been a good cover linebacker for us, and he'll be a good cover linebacker for us again." Sims may remain in nickel packages over Carter starting in Week 5 against the Denver Broncos.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter nursing foot injury

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:00:14 -0700

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said LB Bruce Carter (foot) was dealing with a foot problem in the second half of the Week 4 game against the San Diego Chargers, but the coach also criticized Carter after RB Danny Woodhead burned Carter for two scores. "Bruce had some problems covering their guys," Garrett said Monday, Sept. 30. "He didn't cover them well, and there (are) some other things going on in our other coverage that he didn't do quite enough of a good job on." Carter was apparently benched in the second half, playing just 48 snaps in Week 4, with LB Ernie Sims playing 27 snaps.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter to be standout WLB?

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:47:09 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter has the kind of athletic ability that allowed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks and Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs to flourish in the Tampa 2 defense being installed by new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, according to USA TODAY Sports' Nate Davis.

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Cowboys | Two to compete for MLB spot

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:53:25 -0800

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said at the NFL Scouting Combine last week that LBs Bruce Carter and Sean Lee would compete for the starting job at middle linebacker. Whoever is not used at MLB would play weak-side outside linebacker.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter likely would play WLB

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:03:48 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter likely would line up at weakside linebacker if the team moved to a 4-3 defensive alignment.

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Cowboys | Players upset with Rob Ryan firing

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 06:52:42 -0800

Several Dallas Cowboys players, including LB Bruce Carter, CB Sterling Moore and DT Jason Hatcher, are upset with the firing of former defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter injury update

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 10:08:03 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (elbow) is no longer in a brace for his elbow and is working on range of motion and strengthening exercises. He is expected to be ready for the start of organized team activities in May.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter had broken bone in elbow

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:21:36 -0800

Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (elbow) has a broken bone in his elbow in addition to having the elbow be dislocated.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter to IR

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 08:09:23 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have placed LB Bruce Carter (elbow) on Injured Reserve. Carter is expected to have surgery this week.

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Cowboys | Believe Bruce Carter will need surgery

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 11:08:59 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys believe LB Bruce Carter (elbow) will need surgery next week to repair his dislocated elbow.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter may be lost for the season

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:12:37 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (elbow) will have his elbow evaluated over the weekend. The injury may be a season-ending injury.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter leaves game

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:25:53 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (elbow) left the Week 12 game against the Washington Redskins Thursday, Nov. 22, in the fourth quarter due to a left elbow injury and he was unable to return.

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Cowboys | Could use more 4-3 in Week 8

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:15:53 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys could go into a 4-3 defensive alignment in their Week 8 game against the New York Giants due to injuries to LB Sean Lee (toe) and DE Sean Lissemore (ankle). "I think that's something they'll evaluate," DE Marcus Spears said of the defensive coaches. "We've been a multifaceted defense since the beginning of the year so guys have to prepare for 3-4 and 4-3. For us, that's the way we've been playing up to this point and I don't think that will change much." If the Cowboys went with a 4-3, a potential lineup would be at end DE Jason Hatcher and DE Kenyon Coleman with DT Josh Brent and DT Jay Ratliff the tackles. Expect LB DeMarcus Ware and LB Anthony Spencer to remain the outside linebackers with LB Bruce Carter the middle linebacker.

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Cowboys | Dan Connor could be replaced in certain packages

Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:32:11 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys may take LB Dan Connor off the field when they go to their substitution packages. LB Bruce Carter will remain on the field in all situations.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter will be the signal caller

Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:12:42 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter will take over as the defensive signal caller with LB Sean Lee (toe) out for the rest of the season.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter might be signal caller

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:00:46 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter would become the team's defensive signal caller if LB Sean Lee (toe) is forced out of action due to his right toe injury.

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Cowboys | Five absent from practice

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:21:50 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (hamstring), TE John Phillips (ankle), LB Bruce Carter (hip), LB Anthony Spencer (pectoral) and P Chris Jones (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter nursing hip injury

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:26:07 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (hip) left the Week 4 game against the Chicago Bears briefly due to a hip injury, although he was able to return and finish the game.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter leaves game

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:00:54 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter (undisclosed) left the Week 4 game in the first quarter Monday, Oct. 1, against the Chicago Bears due to an undisclosed injury. He is being tended to on the sidelines by the medical staff.

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Cowboys | Owner thinks highly of Bruce Carter

Sat, 08 Sep 2012 08:15:34 -0700

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones thinks the team's defense is much faster this season thanks to the addition of LB Bruce Carter in the starting lineup. "We are faster," Jones said. "There's no question that when you look at No. 54 out there, who is the fastest inside linebacker in the NFL - maybe the fastest linebacker, period - he has speed and is a big difference out there. Him and Sean Lee are, I think, going to be one of our strengths."

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter believed to have small edge for ILB job

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 11:37:39 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter is believed to have a small lead over LB Dan Connor for the vacant inside linebacker job, but Connor still has a chance to win the starting job.

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Cowboys | Want Bruce Carter to win ILB job

Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:26:28 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys would like LB Bruce Carter to win the starting inside linebacker job opposite LB Sean Lee during training camp. LB Dan Connor is still an option for the job because he has chemistry with Lee since they played together at Penn State.

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Cowboys | Bruce Carter's performance may determine starter at ILB

Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:01:04 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter will be competing with LB Dan Connor for the one of the starting inside linebacker job but his performance during the preseason may have more importance in the competition than Connor's performance. If Carter does will during the preseason, he likely will earn the job and if he does not, Connor likely would become the starter.

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Cowboys | Dan Connor, Bruce Carter could split time

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 09:30:41 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor could start at middle linebacker and be on the field for running downs with LB Bruce Carter replacing Connor for passing downs.

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