Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/19/13
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter is drawing a lot of comparisons to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers great Derrick Brooks. As the Cowboys switch to Monte Kiffin's 'Tampa 2' 4-3 defense, Carter's skill set seems to be a natural fit for the scheme. A second round pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, Carter has the prototypical size (6'3, 240) and speed (4.37 40) to wreak havoc in the 4-3 system. The weakside linebacker will be counted on to use his superior speed to make plays in space, cover a lot of ground in the zone scheme, and rush the passer when needed. Now healthy, Carter looks to take it up a notch in his third year and fulfill his tremendous upside. It won't be easy for him to slack with the comparisons to Brooks, that should keep the linebacker on his toes. "Everybody’s just been hitting me with it – Derrick Brooks," Carter said, via Tim MacMahorn of ESPNDallas.com. "That's a good thing." "He was always around the ball," Carter said. "He was always flying around. He was a playmaker. He was always in the right position at the right time. That’s something I want to do."
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