Found August 17, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- Bruce Carter's rookie year with the Dallas Cowboys was more like a redshirt season. That is what the Cowboys expected when they used their 2011 second-round draft pick on the linebacker coming off a knee injury. He was on the non-injury list through training camp and came back for the final 10 games as primarily a contributor on special teams. "He did all of that stuff and he showed flashes of what we saw in college during that time working on special teams," coach Jason Garrett said. "And then we felt like this offseason was going to be really big for him. And he's really, really accepted the challenge to step up and compete for that starting spot." Carter knows this is his chance to show what he can do and prove that the Cowboys didn't make a mistake picking him 40th overall even knowing they would have to wait for him to get healthy. The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Carter is playing inside linebacker for the Cowboys after being an...

Cowboys fan Janelle Carrillo suing team after burning butt on bench outside stadium

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Woman sues Jerry Jones after burning her butt on bench outside Cowboys Stadium

AP Photo According to Will Brinson of, a woman is suing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for burning her butt on a metal bench outside Cowboys Stadium. “A woman named Jennelle Carrillo is suing the team and Jerrah because, while attending the Blue and Silver scrimmage in August of 2010, she sat down on a bench outside Cowboys Stadium and suffered third-degree burns...

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