The secondary-starved Dallas Cowboys have signed former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Carr to a five-year contract worth $50.1 million, according to ESPN’s Adam Shefter.
The move comes just a few hours after the team reached a three-year agreement with quarterback Kyle Orton. Carr’s contract is worth $100,000 more than the reported deal cornerback Cortland Finnegan signed with the St. Louis Rams.
A physical, press corner equipped with the size of a safety (6-0, 207 lbs.) and terrific play-making ability, Brandon Carr was selected by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Grand Valley State.
He became an immediate starter for the team and hasn’t missed a single start in his four seasons in the league. Carr, who will turn 26 this May, displayed a career-best in interceptions with four last season. In four years with the Chiefs, he made 237 total tackles, one forced fumble and eight interceptions. With this in mind, look for his presence to be felt ...