NFL Notes: Cowboys, Dolphins, Patriots, Ravens, & Texans

Cowboys Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said he fully expects CB Brandon Carr to be a part of their team in 2015. “Obviously, we’re working around that situation. Brandon is a really good football player. At some point we may sit down and see if there’s a situation that’s win-win for him and us,” Jones said, ... The post NFL Notes: Cowboys, Dolphins, Patriots, Ravens...
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Dallas Cowboys: Patience is the answer in the Brandon Carr dilemma

Does anyone remember what happened with right tackle Doug Free two years ago? If not, allow me to refresh your memory. After two solid seasons from 2009-2010, Free regressed and seemingly lost his confidence and technique for the next two seasons, 2011-2012. After that 2012 campaign (around mid-May 2013 to be exact), Free was asked by the Dallas Cowboys front office to take a substantial...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Should Target Marcus Peters in First Round of Draft

So, the Dallas Cowboys have the 27th pick in the first round of this year's draft. Their defense overachieved last season, even though the secondary was mildly inconsistent.That's why there is talk of the Cowboys possibly parting ways with corners Morris Claiborne and Brandon Carr. Claiborne can't seem to remain healthy, and even when he is, he's erratic in his play. He has yet to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Carr not willing to take pay cut with the Dallas Cowboys

Since the end of their season, the Dallas Cowboys have been trying to restructure CB Brandon Carr’s contract. Carr is expected to make $8 million in 2015, but that number is too high for the Cowboys. Carr’s agent met with team officials in February but no deal was reached. The two sides met again this month but once again they couldn’t agree on a deal. With no deal in sight...
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Cowboys CB Brandon Carr Has No Intention Of Taking A Pay Cut

The agent for Cowboys CB Brandon Carr mentions that his client will be take a pay cut in salary, per Clarence Hill. There has been a lot of talk that Carr could end up being a cap casualty this offseason, but it sounds like he’s willing to wait out the Cowboys and see if they’re willing to part ... The post Cowboys CB Brandon Carr Has No Intention Of Taking A Pay Cut appeared...
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Brugler: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington to Dallas at #27

Dane Brugler from CBS Sports has released his latest NFL Mock draft and has given the Cowboys a cornerback, and he also notes the risk in the player. 27. Dallas Cowboys — Marcus Peters, CB, Washington: Brandon Carr has disappointed and Morris Claiborne has been the one blemish on an otherwise flawless first round résumé for the Cowboys the last five years, making cornerback a...
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After Early FA, Do the Dallas Cowboys Still Have a Top 20 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’ current...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Dallas Cowboys defense rise to the top?

It has been said that defense wins championships. That was the case in this year’s Super Bowl, with the New England defense rising to the occasion and stopping Seattle at the goal line with an interception to seal the win. While an explosive offense is fun to watch, nothing compares to a relentless defense who can punish opposing offenses. The Cowboys’ championship teams of the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Cowboys negotiating to keep Brandon Carr

IRVING - The Cowboys are negotiating toward a way to retain cornerback Brandon Carr, hoping to avoid making him a post-June 1 cut, team sources tell FOX Sports Southwest. Carr was given a five-year, $50-million deal in 2012 and has underperformed in Dallas. But the Cowboys are thin at cornerback (with Mo Claiborne still recovering from knee surgery) and suddenly Carr - at the right...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Carr May Need To Take A “Fairly Substantial” Pay Cut To Return To Cowboys

According to Ian Rapoport of Media (Video link), Cowboys CB Brandon Carr will need to take a “fairly substantial” pay reduction next season or risk the possibility of being released by Dallas. Rapoport mentions that the Cowboys could release without any cap-related ramifications. Dallas reportedly met with Carr’s agent at the Combine this past week about his contract situation...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Money problems: Dallas Cowboys pushing paycut for cornerback Brandon Carr

The Dallas Cowboys have some difficult financial decisions to make as they want to keep both DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant. Don’t expect the front office to cut their own pay any time soon, so it will fall on the players to make sacrifices. In that spirit, the Cowboys are pushing for cornerback Brandon Carr to take a paycut: Brandon Carr and Cowboys Discuss Paycut
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Charles Tillman Be Re-Uniting with Rod Marinelli?

The Cowboys are expected to be very busy in these few weeks leading up to free agency, and one of their main negotiations will be that of Brandon Carr’s bloated contract. Carr signed an elite cornerback type contract (5yr/$50 mil) and the Cowboys have not reaped the benefits at all. At the time the Cowboys were looking at replacing Terence Newman who was struggling on a regular...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Meet With CB Brandon Carr At Combine, Pay Cut Coming?

According to Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys met with CB Brandon Carr’s agent at the Combine this past week. Regarding the meeting, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wouldn’t offer any details regarding what they discussed, but many have said that Carr could be a candidate for a pay cut. “We’ll see where it goes,” Jones said of the meeting. Jones, himself...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Draft Target: Cornerback Marcus Peters

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to be looking at three vital positions this draft season: Cornerback, Tight End and Defensive Lineman. Cowboys Cornerback situation has been a hot topic of conversation since Morris Claiborne was put on injure reserve at the beginning of the 2014 season. Despite a successful team season, Brandon Carr didn’t seem to give them what they needed. Recording...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Who should the Dallas Cowboys pursue with the 27th pick?

  Jordan Philips As much as the Cowboy’s need an upgrade at the cornerback position, the team has to address either the linebacker or preferably the defensive line in the upcoming NFL draft. While names like Morris Clairborne and Brandon Carr have recently been associated with keywords like “underachieving” and “should be cut”, the defense actually performed decently...
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Breaking Down The Salary Cap

The Patriots are known for their cap management.  It's why they continue to field relatively complete teams year in and year out- their only superstar contract belongs to Tom Brady, who continually signs off on changes to help the team manage its cap.And now they've won another Super Bowl.The Cowboys want to follow that same philosophy, but they have some star players that need...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants make flip book of Beckham Jr.'s amazing catch against Cowboys

Highlighting New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year campaign was the amazing one-handed catch he made over Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr.  While the Cowboys went on to win the game in Week 12 by a score of 31-28, Beckham Jr.'s catch stole the show, putting him on the map in his rookie season.  Now, fans can re-live the big play...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants make flip book of Beckham Jr.'s amazing catch against Cowboys

Highlighting New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year campaign was the amazing one-handed catch he made over Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr.  While the Cowboys went on to win the game in Week 12 by a score of 31-28, Beckham Jr.'s catch stole the show, putting him on the map in his rookie season.  Now, fans can re-live the big play...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Ranking the NFC East Cornerbacks

In Monday’s edition of power ranking the division’s best wide receivers, it was hard to figure out what players to leave out in a strong class. In this edition of the top eight cornerbacks in the NFC East, it was hard to figure out who was the best of a bad group of cover men. Honestly, some of these guys don’t belong on the top of any sort of list, but it acts as a potential...
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Cowboys keep Mo Claiborne and Brandon Carr?

As the Cowboys off-season trugs along, questions have already started about the Cowboys situation in the defensive backfield. Should the team keep Morris Claiborne? He has just three interceptions in as many seasons and has a history of injuries. He played in just four games in 2014 because of a torn patellar tendon and has yet to play a full slate of 16 games. The Cowboys are faced...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Indicates CB Brandon Carr Could Be A Cap Casualty

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones indicated that CB Brandon Carr could be a cap casualty this offseason. “Carr played well this year and I’m not as critical of Carr as others,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News. “But that’s a lot of money. One thing that we just got to do is we’ve got to make sure that every way we can, we get the value for the money.” Of course, the...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Keeping Bryant, Murray ‘doesn’t look reasonable’

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Thursday that it seems unlikely both Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray will be on the team in 2015. “Is it possible? Yes,” Jones said. “But if you just look at it from the standpoint of dollars and cents, it probably doesn’t look reasonable.” Bryant just finished his rookie contract after three-straight...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

A Win at Lambeau? It's Up to the Cowboys Defense

Come early Sunday afternoon, Cowboys fans who made the trip to Green Bay will likely be so lathered up that the cold won't bother them. As the quarters expire and the temperature continues to drop, many have concern that the Cowboys will struggle with Wisconsin's frigid temperatures.That, at least for me, shouldn't be the team's chief concern. Sure, cold weather may change the way...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Five players who stepped up during Wild Card Weekend

There were some standout performers during NFL’s Wild Card Weekend. From an embattled signal caller in Dallas to an injury-plagued running back in Carolina, some players stepped up big time to help their teams advance to the next round of the playoffs. Here is a look at five players who made a major difference during the first weekend of NFL Playoff action. 1. Brandon Carr, Cornerback...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Brandon Carr a Liability for the Cowboys today?

14 catches, 329 yards. That was Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson's stat line against the Cowboys last season, all in just one game.Cowboys corner Brandon Carr took the brunt of the blame for Johnson's career day against the Cowboys last season. Johnson made Carr, as well as the rest of the Cowboys secondary, look silly. Carr's performance, or lack thereof, gave Cowboys fans more...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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