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When the Dallas Cowboys drafted Bruce Carter from the University of North Carolina they were expecting to get a football player who would come in right away and take over at the mike position. Well that is exactly what they got from the very vocal rookie. Carter was selected 40th overall by Cowboys in the 2011 NFL Draft. Due to a knee injury Carter slipped to the second round.
Carter’s senior season was cut short due to a knee injury, which dropped his draft stock. He sustained the injury during the game against NC State. He would miss the last two games of the season against Duke and the 2010 Music CIty Bowl which was played against the Volunteers of Tennesse. Carter was a finalist for the 2010 Butkus, but lost to Von MIller. He finished his final season as a Tar Heel with 57 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, and one forced fumble. Carter was again voted to Second-Team All-ACC.
After the first year of being used sparingly in the Dallas defense Carter has came into his own. Carter already has 27 tackles this year and is beginning to understand the defense better. Both Demarcus Ware and Sean Lee believe in the young North Carolina product. Expect Carter to be the impact maker in the Carolina game, because the Panthers will focus on keeping Sean Lee out of the game by using key blocks. Carter will have to make plays if Dallas wants to win.
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is expected to play
today against the Carolina Panthers despite a groin injury, reports Ian
Rapoport of NFL.com.
Groin injury or not, I'm told the #Cowboys expect Dez Bryant to play Sunday. He will still test it out in pre-game warmups, though.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 20, 2012
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