Mistake-prone secondary tops list of issues for 1-2 Cowboys
The injury-challenged unit is the biggest of several questions for the 1-2 Cowboys, who play the first of three straight home games Sunday against Cleveland after a 38-31 loss to the Seahawks. Brandon Carr, a 34-year-old who spent five of his first 12 seasons with the Cowboys, is back as a potential Band-Aid, although he hasn't played much yet. Before Metcalf's TD, the Cowboys gave up an 11-yard completion to Greg Olsen on fourth-and-3 when a stop might have sealed a second straight come-from-behind victory. That’s literally it.”WHAT’S WORKINGA pass rush that was pedestrian the first two weeks had its best game against Wilson. ... Dak Prescott had a second straight 400-yard passing day for the first time in his five seasons, this time with a career-high 472 yards.
Veteran DB Carr returns to Cowboys on their practice squad
FRISCO, Texas Veteran defensive back Brandon Carr has returned to the Dallas Cowboys as a member of their practice squad after starting every game the past 12 NFL seasons. Carr, who played the past three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, was among 14 players the Cowboys signed to their practice squad Sunday. Before the Ravens, the 34-year-old defensive back Carr played five seasons for Dallas from 2012-16, after beginning his career with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2008-11. He has 702 tackles and 21 interceptions in 192 games, starting all 16 games every season he has played in the NFL. Two practice squad players each week can be promoted to the 53-man active roster and then move back to the practice squad the following week without going through waivers.