ARLINGTON, Texas Before Sunday, the last time Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr played safety was in 2002.
That was for Carman-Ainsworth High School in Carr's hometown of Flint, Michigan.
Even then, Carr's tenure at safety was brief.
"Probably about 10 snaps," Carr said. "In life."
Yet there was Carr starting at free safety in an NFL game. He played much of the game against Tampa Bay at safety while Mike Jenkins took most of his snaps at corner.
And that was just fine with Carr because the final score was Dallas 16, Tampa Bay 10.
"I can see myself doing whatever it takes, as long as at the end of the game we've got the most points," Carr said. "Whatever position they try to put me at or whatever my role is, it's fine with me as long as we've got the best 11 players on the field and as long as we're winning football games."
The "whatever it takes" attitude was infectious on a Dallas defense that was run o...