Dallas Cowboys: Will the team miss this starting defensive back from the starting line-up?

I’m sure everyone’s heard by now that the Dallas Cowboys and starting cornerback Orlando Scandrick on Friday agreed to a deal through 2019 and is scheduled to make $20 million, including $4 million in 2015. The Cowboys wanted to reward one of the most solid cornerbacks on the team for the last couple years, so they rewarded him for his efforts. Some people might say that he...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Scandrick Signs Extension

It was just two years ago when Orlando Scandrick signed a new contract extension, but since that time he has become the #1 CB on the team and has played solid football while others around him were making much more that he was. Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne were all set to make more than Scandrick this year and that just didn’t sit well with Scandrick, but the Cowboys were able...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Cowboys Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Raise $50K for Salvation Army At Reliant Home Run Derby

Dallas Cowboys fans got to see some of their favorite players in action Tuesday afternoon, but not playing football. No, they were trying their hand at the fun part of baseball--hitting. J.J. Wilcox, Jason Garrett, Jason Witten, Tyron Smith, Tyrone Crawford, Travis Frederick, Barry Church, Zack Martin, Brandon Carr andTerrance Williams did their best to swing for the fences at Globe...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Carr on Byron Jones: 'He's a guy that works hard'

Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick cornerback Byron Jones has made a strong first impression. Last week, Cowboys safety Barry Church was raving about Jones, and now another teammate has professed to be impressed with what he has seen from Jones so far. Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr joins Church in the Jones fan club. Although there have been whispers that Carr could be worried...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Slow and steady: The new mantra of the Dallas Cowboys front office

If you’ve been paying attention at the moves the current Dallas Cowboys front office has been making, you’ve noticed that they haven’t been quick to making decisions when it comes to bringing in players or possible talent for the Cowboys roster. They’ve been very hush-hush about their plans and even when it seems that all hell is breaking loose because pretty much everyone...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Still Trying Lower Brandon Carr’s Cap Figure & Keep Him In Dallas

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mentioned on Wednesday that they’re still in the process of figuring out a way to keep CB Brandon Carr and lower his cap figure. “That one is as it is, we’re evaluating, looking to the extent that we can make contractual adjustments that would fit and help us under the cap, we ... The post Cowboys Still Trying Lower Brandon Carr’s Cap Figure &...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Raiders, Redskins, & Steelers

Cowboys Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas writes that a contract extension for Cowboys CB Brandon Carr could make the most sense for both parties, even though there’s been talk that Carr could be a cap casualty. Archer suggests that the contract the Seahawks signed CB Cary Williams to — a three-year, $18 million deal that included $7 ... The post NFL Notes: Cowboys, Raiders, Redskins...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr: 'I'm here until I'm told otherwise'

The Dallas Cowboys have all but publicly asked cornerback Brandon Carr to take a pay cut. Carr is set to count Carr counts $12.7 million against the salary cap this season. His base salary is $8 million, and the Cowboys will not be able to recover most of that if they cut Carr. If the Cowboys designate Carr as a post June 1st cut, his base salary will come off this year’s cap...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Draft Realities for Veteran NFL Players

The NFL Draft is an annual celebration of hundreds of college players realizing their life-long dream of making it to the NFL.  But that's only half the story.  For somebody to get a new job, somebody usually has to lose one.  More often than not, two men enter a locker room, one man leaves.  This is the untold life in the NFL - a zero sum game where the gains of one player is...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East: Who Won the First Round?

In what some have proclaimed as a rather boring first round of the NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washington Redskins all took players who they believe will be cornerstone pieces to their franchise. The draft may have been boring, but the East featured a group of players that not many had pegged for their spots. Let’s review: Washington...
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With the 27th pick, the Dallas Cowboys select….

With only 3 weeks left until the NFL Draft, there’s certainly a lot of speculation as to who the Dallas Cowboys have on their radar come April 30th. While most are certain the Cowboys are picking defense either on the line or a corner for the future, still some feel they could pick a running back if the right 2 are available. Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley are the 2 potential backs...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Dallas Cowboys accept any further disappointment from Morris Claiborne?

With the Draft rapidly approaching, I’m sure most of the fans are left scratching their head, with lingering questions to try and answer themselves. However we should all know by now, it will always remain a mystery. For most of the off season thus far, the running back position has devoured most of the media attention and rightfully so. However I cannot help but wonder about the...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Claim Derek Carr Is Better Than They Thought He Was

Rookie QB Derek Carr has been rasing some eyebrows at OTA’s for the Oakland Raiders. Carr, who was drafted in the 2nd round of this past year’s draft is slated to start the season behind Matt Schaub. The plan was for Schaub to be the starter and to bring Carr along slowly. But according to Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson, Carr is better than they thought he would be...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Positional Needs the Cowboys Could Address in Round One

Defensive Tackle  View image | With Henry Melton’s departure in free agency, this need became even more apparent.  The Cowboys need work on the defensive line, especially on the interior of the defensive line.  This draft would be an excellent one in terms of the ability to add talent at this position. Potential selections: Malcom Brown, Jordan Phillips...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 25, 2015  |  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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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 16, 2015  |  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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March 02, 2015  |  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
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