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Brandon Carr makes emotional return

MIAMI -- Brandon Carr, who missed the first two weeks of training camp dealing with the death of his mother, made his preseason debut against Miami. It was an emotional experience.  “I had my moment because it was my first time out there without her,” said Carr, “but I know she’s with me, and one of the things she taught me was how to handle adversity and continue to do my job.” Carr made one tackle and Mike Wallace caught a short comeback route in front of him.

Brandon Carr gets first Cowboys game action of 2014: ‘It felt good to get out here’

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) watches during their afternoon practice in Oxnard, CA, on Aug 9, 2014. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News)

Cowboys express support for LB DeVonte Holloman. “It’s heartbreaking,” CB Brandon Carr says

Teammates expressed their support of DeVonte Holloman and empathized with the linebacker, who learned his career has come to an unexpected end. “You can’t mess around with neck injuries,’’ safety Barry Church said. “I mean, you could play here a …

Rule emphasis has Brandon Carr on edge

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is looking forward to making his preseason debut Saturday against the Miami Dolphins. He’s not so sure he’s looking forward to seeing the officials. Through three preseason weeks, officials are calling on average 23.7 penalties per game. There has been a greater emphasis on defensive holding, illegal contact and illegal use of hands penalties. So far there have been 104 defensive holding penalties, 70 illegal use of hands and 55 illegal contact penalties.

Dallas Cowboys practice report: CBs Brandon Carr, Morris Claiborne back in pads; CB Sterling Moore still out

IRVING — Dallas Cowboys starting cornerbacks Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne were in pads for the club’s first practice back at Valley Ranch on Tuesday. The Cowboys finished their 24-day training camp stretch in Oxnard, Calif., on Friday and are …

Jason Garrett gives practice availability updates on Brandon Carr, Morris Claiborne

IRVING – Two of the Dallas Cowboys’ most important defensive backs should participate in practice this week. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said during his Monday press conference that cornerback Brandon Carr should be a full participant when the team returns …

Brandon Carr ready to 'mix it up'

ARLINGTON, Texas -- When the Dallas Cowboys return to practice Tuesday, cornerback Brandon Carr will be in pads for the first time this summer. The Cowboys eased Carr into practice after he missed the first 11 of training camp in order to be with his ailing mother, who passed away July 30. "I'm ready to get in there and mix it up with the guys," Carr said. "Coach did a good job of getting me back acclimated to this tempo of practice and tempo of training camp.

Brandon Carr to practice this week; ‘should’ play against Miami in third preseason game

ARLINGTON – Brandon Carr is expected to return to practice on Tuesday. And that’s great news for a Dallas Cowboys team that is extremely thin at the cornerback position. Carr worked out on the field before Saturday’s preseason game but …
Cowboys hot routes: Marriage advice from newlywed Brandon Carr

Cowboys hot routes: Marriage advice from newlywed Brandon Carr

The Cowboys cornerback got married in May.
Cowboys’ Brandon Carr back in his ‘safe haven’

Cowboys’ Brandon Carr back in his ‘safe haven’

The cornerback joins training camp practices after spending time with his mother, who died July 30.

Brandon Carr returns to 'safe haven'

OXNARD, Calif. -- The pause was long as Brandon Carr recalled the emotions of the past three weeks. Carr’s mother, Kathy, passed away on July 30 after a fight with cancer that she had won one time before. She was 59. The week before Dallas Cowboys training camp started Carr was in London, promoting the team’s visit in November to play the Jacksonville Jaguars. With his team in Oxnard, California, Carr was in Flint, Michigan, with his family.

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr remembers his mother as he goes through his first practice of camp

Brandon Carr is on the field with his teammates for the first time this training camp. The Cowboys cornerback had been in Flint, Mich. to be with his mother Kathy. She died after a long battle with cancer on July …

Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr arrives in Oxnard for training camp

OXNARD, Calif.  – Brandon Carr is back. The Cowboys cornerback, who has not been with the team since the start of training camp, arrived Friday. Carr took a leave of absence to visit ailing mother, Kathy, who died after a …

Brandon Carr rejoins Cowboys

OXNARD, Calif. – Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr has joined the team in training camp for the first time following the death of his mother, Kathy, on July 30.   Carr had been with his family since the Cowboys arrived in Oxnard, California, on July 22 and arrived in camp on Friday. After missing 11 practices and a preseason game, Carr will likely be worked in slowly to make sure he is in top condition before he practices.   The Cowboys played only three cornerbacks in Thursday’s preseason loss to the San Diego Chargers: B.

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