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Free agency could leave holes in Cowboys secondary: 10 DBs Dallas could target in NFL draft

Free agency could leave holes in Cowboys secondary: 10 DBs Dallas could target in NFL draft

Depending on what the team does in free agency, the Dallas Cowboys' secondary might need just as much work as the pass rush. Morris Claiborne is a free agent. Brandon Carr is a free agent. J.J. Wilcox is a free agent. Barry Church is a free agent. Who will Dallas retain and where will the Cowboys choose to get younger (if anywhere)? Here are 15 defensive backs -- both safeties and cornerbacks -- that Dallas could target in the draft.Other series installments:QB | RB | WR | TE | D-line | LBSome notes to remember:-- Scroll to the bottom of this post to vote on who you'd want Dallas to draft.--...
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Ranking The Cowboys Free Agents Against The Rest Of The NFL

Ranking The Cowboys Free Agents Against The Rest Of The NFL

How do the Cowboys free agents stack up to the rest of the league? One ranking sheds some light. If you were to guess who is the Dallas Cowboys most highly-ranked free agent, who would you guess? There might be some sentiment that it’s Terrance Williams. After all, he’s been a starter for a long time and has had productive stretches. But that might be the bias of looking at skill positions more than other positions. It’s easy to see their production through stats like catches, yards, touchdowns and more. Maybe it’s one of the secondary, like Morris Claiborne or Brandon Carr, or...
Cowboys free agents most likely to return: Past criticism aside, Brandon Carr has become team's best corner

Cowboys free agents most likely to return: Past criticism aside, Brandon Carr has become team's best corner

Free agency begins on March 9.Fans often focus on players from other teams the Cowboys should or intend to pursue. That's the wrong way to look at it.The club's emphasis is retaining its own players before they hit free agency.There are currently 18 free agents on the team's roster. Here's the likely priority list.No. 2 free agent most likely to return in 2017: CB Brandon CarrType: Unrestricted2016 impact: Criticism in recent years of Carr is that he failed to live up to the expectations created by a big contract. That's true. But he took a pay cut last season and responded as the team's best...
NFL writer: Cowboys need to 'resist the temptation' of bringing back entire secondary

NFL writer: Cowboys need to 'resist the temptation' of bringing back entire secondary

The offseason checklist for the Dallas Cowboys has some elements that are agreed upon by the majority of NFL experts. Among them includes figuring out what to do with quarterback Tony Romo.But what's after that?ESPN's Bill Barnwell recently listed five things he thinks Dallas needs to get done (one of which included Romo). The rest include restructuring some contracts, extending Jason Witten, picking up Zack Martin's fifth-year option and to "resist the temptation to bring back all of their secondary.""The Cowboys got surprisingly effective seasons at cornerback from Brandon Carr and Morris...
Mel Kiper's new NFL mock draft has Cowboys ignoring pass rush in first round

Mel Kiper's new NFL mock draft has Cowboys ignoring pass rush in first round

While it's the most-talked-about need, the Cowboys' pass rush is far from the team's only NFL draft need.And in the second version of ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper's mock draft, he has Dallas looking to plug a different hole in the defense.Kiper projects that the Cowboys will take Florida cornerback Teez Tabor with the 28th overall pick.He points out that the Cowboys have plenty contractual question marks at the cornerback position with Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne set to become unrestricted free agents on March 9."And teams that need to hold leads can't be short at the position,"...
Scouting Cowboys DL David Irving: He's 'like 7-9, with an unbelievable wing span, potential to be unstoppable'

Scouting Cowboys DL David Irving: He's 'like 7-9, with an unbelievable wing span, potential to be unstoppable'

Cowboys safety Barry Church doesn't know if Dallas will re-sign him for 2017. He's one of nine defensive free agents including cornerbacks Brandon Carr and Mo Claiborne and defensive tackle Terrell McClain who the Cowboys will have to make decisions on.Church hopes to stay in defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli's scheme."Marinelli always tells us rush and cover, they work together," Church said in an interview Monday with 105.3 The Fan. "Our pass rush started to come along toward the end of the season I feel like, and I feel like they're going to keep progressing as it goes on and hopefully...
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 14, 2017

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr’s Contract Officially Voided Today

Joel Corry of CBS Sports points out that Cowboys CB Brandon Carr‘s contract officially voided on Tuesday, making him a free agent at the start of the new league year. According to Corry, the Cowboys will carry a 2017 salary cap charge of $2.717 million for Carr. Carr has previously mentioned that he plans to contemplate retirement … The post Cowboys CB Brandon Carr’s Contract Officially Voided Today appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Inside the Star Feb 13, 2017

Dallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft Target: CB Sidney Jones

With the pending free agent status of starting cornerbacks Morris Claiborne and Brandon Carr, there is a case to be made that the Dallas Cowboys’ biggest need on defense is at CB as opposed to defensive end. Fortunately for them, the 2017 NFL Draft class is deep at both positions, more so at cornerback though. […] "Dallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft Target: CB Sidney Jones" appeared first on Inside The Star.        Related StoriesDallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft Target: CB Jourdan LewisDallas Cowboys Draft: Is Stanford’s Solomon Thomas Worth Trading Up For?Dallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft...
numberFire Feb 4, 2017

Cowboys consider re-signing Brandon Carr and Barry Church top priorities

The Dallas Cowboys consider re-signing cornerback Brandon Carr and strong safety Barry Church their top offseason priority, according to ESPN's Todd Archer. What It Means: Carr started every game the last five years for Dallas and has been a steady presence in the secondary. Despite entering his age-31 season, Carr would have a strong market if he reaches free agency. Church missed most of November with a forearm injury, but had one of his better seasons when healthy. He's been a tackling machine in Dallas's scheme, averaging over 108 tackles the last four years. Church made $4.75...
Blogging The Boys Feb 3, 2017
Cowboys 2017 Free Agents: The Case For And Against Re-Signing CB Brandon Carr

Cowboys 2017 Free Agents: The Case For And Against Re-Signing CB Brandon Carr

The Cowboys have decisions to make on their own free agents. We help make the choice for them. As we move towards free agency, which begins on March 9, we’ll take a look at all the Cowboys current unrestricted free agents in effort to discern whether they will return or not. Today, we’ll take on a starter and one of the Cowboys most prominent free agents, Brandon Carr. History Carr came to the Cowboys as a free agent in the 2012 season. He signed a huge, 5-year $50 million contract after playing with the Kansas City Chiefs for four years. In 2016, he agreed to re-work his contract and...

Twitter mailbag: Brandon Carr should be free-agency priority

Twitter mailbag: Brandon Carr should be free-agency priority
10 things to know about Cowboys CB Brandon Carr, including his love for Big D as a child

10 things to know about Cowboys CB Brandon Carr, including his love for Big D as a child

Say the name Brandon Carr and this image may come to mind for Cowboys fans … that of Carr being the cornerback victimized by this amazing catch by New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham (Photo by Tom Fox / The Dallas Morning News). last season. But there is more you should know about Brandon Carey Carr. Here are 10 things you might not about Carr.1. He took a paycut for 2016Carr is entering the final season of the five-year, $50.1 million deal he signed as a free agent in 2012, but agreed to a decrease in his base salary this season from $9.1 million to $4.25 million. He can earn up to...
The Landry Hat Jan 31, 2017

Dallas Cowboys Free Agency: Morris Claiborne or Brandon Carr?

After addressing the offense, it’s time to turn to the defense for the final segment of what the Dallas Cowboys should do with their in house free agency. Over the past week, I’ve explored some “either/or” choices as it pertains to the Dallas Cowboys and their in house free agency options. The last two segments focused […] Dallas Cowboys Free Agency: Morris Claiborne or Brandon Carr? - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
FOX Sports Jan 31, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: 7 Cornerback Targets for Dallas Cowboys

2017 NFL Draft: 7 Cornerback Targets for Dallas Cowboys

With starting cornerbacks Morris Claiborne and Brandon Carr both set for free agency, the Dallas Cowboys may want to look at these seven draft prospectsThe Dallas Cowboys have an often-mocked secondary. They struggle to step up when needed most and they record very little in the way of turnovers. ...
The Landry Hat Jan 25, 2017

Dallas Cowboys Brandon Carr contemplating retirement

After spending the last five seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, veteran cornerback Brandon Carr is now contemplating retirement following the team’s devastating playoff loss. In early 2012, the Dallas Cowboys believed they had secured the future of their defensive secondary for years. That offseason, the Cowboys signed former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Carr to […] Dallas Cowboys Brandon Carr contemplating retirement - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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