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Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr spent Thursday night watching the first round of the NFL Draft with a few of his teammates at Cowboys Stadium.
Shortly after he began autographing memorabilia for fans, his night took a bit of a surprising turn when the Cowboys announced that they had traded their first and second round picks to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for the sixth overall selection, a pick then used to select LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne.
Some might think Carr, who signed a five-year, 50.1 million contract with the Cowboys last month, would be concerned that his new team was adding another cornerback, especially after already having Mike Jenkins and Orlando Scandrick on the roster.
But that wasn't the case.
"It's only going to make everybody better," Carr said after an NFL Play 60 fitness event Sunday in North Dallas. "As far as secondary, this league is so pass-happy now that you need an ample amount of DBs to go out there and defend the pass. I...
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With the draft in the bag, there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel, and the roster has turned a corner for the best. Coach Garrett has methodically jettisoned players that do not fit his philosophy, and is plugging-in his type of players.
Drafting Morris Claiborne was a major statement pick, and set everyone on the team on notice, the Cowboys have no problems upgrading...
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Cowboys remain open to trading veteran cornerback Mike Jenkins, even though there were some reports that people within the organization would rather keep him.
The problem right now is that there aren’t any teams interested in acquiring Jenkins. There’s some concern about his participation in the Cowboys offseason program...
In the 6th round, the Cowboys drafted Oklahoma TE James Hannah 6’2” 252lbs. The Cowboys had some depth needs at tight end after letting 2nd round bust Bennett walk. We’ll see Hannah compete and add depth with John Phillips.
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According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Dallas Cowboys may end up having rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne return kickoffs this season, which is a big risk since it would increase his chances of getting seriously injured.
Most teams don’t have starting players return kickoffs or punts, but the Cowboys seem to feel the risk is worth it for them to have wide receiver Dez Bryant...
After three days and seven selections for the Cowboys the NFL Draft has ended. As everyone knows the Cowboys made their biggest selection on Thursday night when they traded up eight spots and selected cornerback Morris Claiborne from LSU. With Claiborne and Brandon Carr the Cowboys defense looks to be greatly improved from last season.
As far as the other six selections for the...
The Cowboys have (5) picks today, but will they be making trades here to pick up a few more picks? The Cowboys have gone heavy on defense with their first two picks, and rightfully so, but don’t be surprised to see a couple of more defensive players drafted.
The Cowboys had quite a few defensive backs interviewed and worked out leading up-to the draft, so I can see the Cowboys...
A second Demon Deacon was selected in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL draft on Saturday as Deacon defender Kyle Wilber was selected by the Dallas Cowboys.
Jason Hatcher says no school has separated itself from the others but he is keen on his top five. Tennessee, USC, South Carolina, Ohio State and Louisville make up Hatcher's list. He gives us his thoughts on each school and a peek at his decision timetable in this interview. Read on for the latest.
IRVING, Texas (AP)-- The Dallas Cowboys have selected Eastern Washington safety Matt Johnson with the final pick of the fourth round.
The 6-foot-1, 216-pound Johnson was the 135th overall pick. That was the 40th and last selection in the fourth round Saturday.
Through their first four picks in the draft, the Cowboys selected four defensive players. It is the first time since 1982...
The Dallas Cowboys picked Wake Forest linebacker Kyle Wilber in the fourth round with the 114th overall selection of the 2012 NFL Draft.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have used their second draft pick on another defender, selecting defensive end Tyrone Crawford from Boise State.
Dallas got Crawford with the 81st overall pick in the third round Friday. It was the Cowboys' only pick on the second night of the draft.
The Cowboys selected LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 overall...