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2014 PRESEASON ROSTER RUNDOWN: Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr returns | Stephen Goodin, Tom Hornsey added; Andre Cureton and Cody Mandell released | OG Brian Clarke cut; replaced with AFL veteran Wayne Tribue | DB’s debut | Club expected to sign RB D.J. Adams; release Ben Malena

Brandon Carr: I Worked Out In a Church Parking Lot | 5:07 | Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr returned to training camp after the passing of his mother last week. He talked about those difficult times and the support he received from his teammates. (Watch | Listen) OXNARD, CA – For a couple of weeks […]

2014 COWBOYS CAMP COVERAGE: Tony Romo update | Brandon Carr, Rolando McClain out; expect Ronald Leary soon | Rookie DeMarcus Lawrence sack-hungry

Tony Romo: Just starting to be the player I want to be | 8:07 | Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo talks about managing reps while at training camp, his injury status, and why he thinks his best years are head of him. (Watch | Listen) OXNARD, CA – For all intents and purposes, Tony Romo’s […]

TAKIN IT UP A NOTCH: Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr changed offseason work habits, determined to take over the league

IRVING, Texas – To say Brandon Carr’s ready for the 2014 NFL season might be a drastic understatement.

DALLAS’ TEXAS 2 CLOSER: Henderson pushing Brandon Carr for early impact

Brandon Carr has shown he can come up big late in games. He had a fourth-quarter interception return for a touchdown last year in Philadelphia, an overtime interception against Pittsburgh also last year, and last week, he had a fourth-quarter pick-six against the New York Giants. But secondary coach Jerome Henderson can’t help imagining what […]

DALLAS COWBOYS FAMILY: Cornerback Brandon Carr watches his first son’s birth on FaceTime

Technology can be a wonderful thing. In the old days, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr would have missed the Monday birth of his son, Austin. Carr had just returned to Los Angeles with teammates from the Hall of Fame Game when he received the word that his fiancée was in labor. He packed a bag […]

COWBOY FLASHBACK: Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr almost quit football after first high school workout

FLINT, MI – Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr was recently open to discussing how his inspiration stemmed from a little-known trainer in his hometown of Flint. During an exclusive sit-down interview at the Michael Johnson Performance Athletic Training Center in Texas, Carr shared tales about how he began to take his workouts more seriously as […]

COWBOYS COUNTING ON CARR: Texas 2 Defense will allow Brandon Carr to be the corner he wants to be

PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) breaks up a pass intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (13) at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday, November 18, 2012. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News) ARLINGTON – Brandon Carr says he doesn’t model his game after any other NFL cornerback. Why would he? Playing the way he […]

BRANDON CARR: Distractions? What distractions?

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is either the most focused player on the team or someone who enjoys having a little fun with media members prone to overreact to wins and losses. Or both. Whatever the case, Carr paused during today’s teleconference before answering a question about whether the Cowboys (4-5) had put last week’s […]

COWBOY STAR STRUCK AT SIX: CB Brandon Carr ‘stoked’ to finally meet childhood hero, Troy Aikman

Brandon Carr grew up in Michigan but he was not a fan of the Detroit Lions. He cheered for the Dallas Cowboys and Troy Aikman was one of the players he admired most. Carr liked the Cowboys and playing football so much as a six-year-old that his parents bought him a replica Aikman uniform as […]

BIG D FLEX IS BACK: Brandon Carr’s position move not without Dallas Cowboys precedence

The Dallas Cowboys’ use of $50.1 million cornerback Brandon Carr as a nickel safety against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week was born out of necessity. With free safety Gerald Sensabaugh sidelined with a calf strain, the Cowboys felt Carr had the best combination of size and athleticism among the cornerbacks to make the move […]

DALLAS’ TRIPLE-CORNER FLEX DEFENSE: Dallas Cowboy CB Brandon Carr willing to play safety the rest of the season; three cover corners could be the solution to pass-happy NFL.

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr has accepted the accolades that accompanied his surprising – and successful – debut as an NFL safety in Sunday’s 16-10 victory over Tampa Bay. Carr played much of the game at safety in place of injured starter Gerald Sensabaugh, who skipped the contest with a strained calf. Carr’s future could […]

DALLAS’ NEW FLEX DEFENSE: Brandon Carr’s quick adaptation to safety gives Mike Jenkins a chance to impress at cornerback

Brandon Carr said he got it in a text. The plan was for him to play safety this week. If it caught him by surprise, it should have. He had not played safety in the NFL or college. Maybe a snap in high school, he said. But whatever. He had to get ready. “They let […]

COWBOYS GAMEBALL: Brandon Carr doubles as safety, depth at cornerback proves valuable

ARLINGTON, Texas – Coming into Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay, the Cowboys were burdened with filling the void of Gerald Sensabaugh, who was nursing a calf injury. Danny McCray was ready to play significant snaps, but it was Brandon Carr who stepped up and showed his versatility. The fifth-year cornerback was a surprise starter at […]

RENEWED RIVALRY: Former AFC standouts, Vincent Jackson and Brandon Carr, face off Sunday

IRVING, Texas – Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz, Sidney Rice and Golden Tate. These are the best receivers that the Dallas Cowboys have faced through two games. None of them scored a touchdown against Dallas. In fact, the Cowboys have yet to give up a touchdown to any receiver this season. The receivers mentioned above and […]

DALLAS COWBOYS VS. NY GIANTS: Brandon Carr says this is "the most important week" of season

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr has yet to play his first regular-season game as a Dallas Cowboy. But he understands the stakes involved in Wednesday’s opener against the New York Giants, the team that defeated Dallas in a winner-take-all battle for last year’s NFC East title in the final game of the 2011 season, then […]

PICK YOUR POISON: With Brandon Carr, testing Morris Claiborne action is coming

Morris Claiborne kept waiting for San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers to challenge him in Saturday’s preseason game. It happened when the Cowboys opened their three-day camp at Valley Ranch late last month. It happened in the first training camp in Oxnard, Calif. It never happened Saturday. Claiborne had two tackles – the first on a […]

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Brandon Carr looking hard to beat in Dallas Cowboys training camp

Most of the cornerback chatter in Dallas Cowboys training camp has centered on the health of first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne, who has battled wrist and knee injuries, and the surgically repaired shoulder of Mike Jenkins, a 2009 Pro Bowler. But the team’s gold standard for the position, Brandon Carr, shows up every day and […]

New cornerback Brandon Carr is finding his way home

Brandon Carr looks good in blue. He likes the star on his side of his helmet. Though only three months into his move to the Cowboys from the Chiefs, Carr is feeling quite at home. "I’m feeling good," Carr said. "It feels like home right now. I’m settled in. I have the commute going, getting […]

MINICAMP UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr puts on a show in red zone drills Wednesday

Cowboys new addition Brandon Carr showed Wednesday why he was one of the top free agent cornerbacks on the market this off-season in the second of three consecutive mini-camp practices. During a two-hour practice at Valley Ranch, Carr was dominant defending the pass in the red zone. Carr is a physical cornerback and that really […]

NEW VIBE IN THE SECONDARY: Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr excited about Morris Claiborne

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr spent Thursday night watching the first round of the NFL Draft with a few of his teammates at Cowboys Stadium. Shortly after he began autographing memorabilia for fans, his night took a bit of a surprising turn when the Cowboys announced that they had traded their first and second round […]

OFFSEASON SPOTLIGHT: New Dallas Cowboy Brandon Carr working out at left cornerback | Preparing for Rob Ryan’s defensive scheme

From the moment he signed a five-year, $50.1 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys, cornerback Brandon Carr’s exact placement in the secondary was uncertain. At the NFL owners meetings last week, Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett said Carr can play both left and right cornerback but no final determination was made regarding his spot on […]

Signing CB Brandon Carr was one of the Dallas Cowboys’ top priorities

Jason Garrett said signing cornerback Brandon Carr was one of the Cowboys’ top priorities, that he plays the kind of defense the Cowboys want to play, and that he’s held up against elite competition, despite being from a small school. “He’s really a guy that we targeted right from the outset,” Garrett said in a […]

2014 PRESEASON GAME RECAP: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers | Starter-less opener brings expected combination of good and bad | Brandon Weeden plays well | Most of the first-string defense sits out game one

SAN DIEGO – Take the good with the bad after two quarters of preseason football – there was a decent amount of both. 

CARR ON COURSE: Dallas Cowboys corner continuing to evolve in Texas-2 defense

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr playing without putting pressure on himself, unlike last year. Brandon Carr, coming off perhaps his most impactful game with the Dallas Cowboys since signing his $50.1 million free agent contract. “I don’t feel pressure any more,” the veteran cornerback said Monday at Valley Ranch. “I put it on myself last […]