In each of the past two drafts, the Dallas Cowboys have spent their second round pick on an inside linebacker with first round talent, but a history of injuries. The first of these was Sean Lee, in 2010, who has emerged as the team’s leading tackler this season (he also leads the team in interceptions). This year, it was Bruce Carter, who saw the first defensive snaps of his career on Sunday against Seattle.
Of course, Lee missed the Seattle game with a dislocated left wrist--meaning that if he plays Sunday against Buffalo, with the help of a large white cast on his left hand and wrist, it’ll be the first time the pair of second round picks are on the field together on defense. And Carter is looking forward to it.
"I obviously think that we'll play together good," Carter said, per the Dallas Morning News. "Sean's very smart. He's a physical player. He brings a lot to the game. I can't wait to get out there with him."
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