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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys facing a cornerback conundrum

So there I was on the other day. I found myself playing with their Mock Draft Simulator (pretty fun I might add). After landing defensive end Eli Harold (Virginia) in the first, and then defensive tackle Gabe Wright (Auburn) in the second round, I found myself leaning on the words of Jerry Jones and his recent comments regarding the Dallas Cowboys cornerback spot. In...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys slip in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
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4 days ago  |  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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Injuries, cap concerns put Cowboys in tough spot at cornerback

Faced with the situation surrounding his cornerbacks, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones didn't bother dodging it – things are a bit problematic. "Mo has created a problematic situation for us," Jones said Saturday in Indianapolis. "Mo didn't create it, but his circumstances are problematic for us as we approach what we're doing in the offseason at that position." Jones...
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4 days ago  |  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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4 days ago  |  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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6 days ago  |  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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7 days ago  |  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...
12 days ago  |  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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22 days ago  |  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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22 days ago  |  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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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Five major questions facing Cowboys in offseason

As Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll continues to provide a variety of explanations for his baffling decision Sunday, it's time for us to focus on next season's Super Bowl contenders. One major oddsmaker (Bovada) has the Dallas Cowboys at 14-1 to win Super Bowl 50. That's just behind Denver's 12-1 odds. Through careful research, here are five major questions facing the Cowboys...
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22 days ago  |  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...
22 days ago  |  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

Report: Cowboys Could Cut Brandon Carr If He Doesn’t Take Paycut

Jerry Jones is not the same money throwing owner and GM that he was several years ago. The Cowboys owner was just named executive of the year, and he has no intentions of returning to the salary cap strapped years of before. Jones acknowledged that one of the huge questions facing the Cowboys is what to do with cornerback Brandon Carr and his $12.7 million cap figure for next season...
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January 16, 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...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brrr! While Packers prep in cold, Cowboys appear unfazed

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) A brisk wind blew through the open doors of the Hutson Center, turning the Green Bay Packers' indoor practice facility into an ice box. Bundled up in a heavy parka, the conditions felt just right to coach Mike McCarthy. In the cold, the Packers are in their element. It might be one edge that Green Bay could have ahead of Sunday's playoff game against the warm...
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January 08, 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...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys respond to challenge in win over Eagles

If you want to get technical, the Dallas Cowboys weren't facing a do-or-die situation in Philadelphia on Sunday night. But the highly anticipated rematch of the Thanksgiving Day massacre sure carried that feeling. The Cowboys brought back painful December memories as they squandered a 21-point lead to fall behind 24-21 in the third quarter. But they provided a fresh narrative by...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Wins in December: What Comes Next?

Finally, Dallas Cowboys fans can rejoice. They got to watch their team win in December and squash the 8-8 streak all in the same night against the Chicago Bears. For the first time since 2009, the Cowboys are guaranteed to end their season with a winning record led by the ruthless work of DeMarco Murray and an injured Tony Romo. But we can’t lose focus yet, Dallas fans. We are...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Do the Dallas Cowboys face a must-win situation in Chicago this week?

Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears Thursday, December 04, 2014 | 7:25pm (CT) Soldier Field The Dallas Cowboys (8-4) travel up north to face the Chicago Bears (5-7) on Thursday Night Football in what essentially is a must-win game for the Cowboys playoff hopes. Disregard the Bears overall record, because they may be the most talented dysfunctional team in the league right now. With so...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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