Cowboys release veteran defensive back
The Brandon Carr experiment is over.
On Tuesday, the team released the veteran defensive back. Carr, 34, was added to the practice squad in September and saw limited action. The Cowboys fell to 1-3 on the season and have allowed 30 points or more in three straight games.
With the dismal secondary, the team decided to make this move.
“Carr, a 12-year veteran, was signed to the practice squad after final cuts and later signed to the active roster, but he only played 21 snaps in the first four games despite the Cowboys’ injuries in the secondary,” via dallascowboys.com. “The club is currently at 51 players on the 53-man roster but could be hoping to get injured cornerback Anthony Brown (ribs) back soon. Brown was placed on Reserve/Injured on Sept. 19, the day before the Week 2 game against Atlanta. Players must spend a minimum of three weeks on IR before being eligible to return.”
Carr had not missed a game in 12 seasons, starting all 192 possible contests for the Cowboys, Chiefs, and Ravens. Carr spent the last three seasons in Baltimore where he totaled 150 tackles, 29 passes defended, and six interceptions.
In his career, Carr has 21 interceptions and two returns for a touchdown. That goes along with his 138 passes defended and nine fumble recoveries.