Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Talks Between Brandon Carr, Dallas Ongoing

The Chiefs' free agent cornerback is currently in Dallas meeting with team officials

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

Discussions between the Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs’ free agent cornerback Brandon Carr reportedly lasted into the wee small hours last night/this morning, and the two sides will continue to talk today, ESPN Dallas’ Calvin Watkins writes today. And with Cortland Finnegan off the market--he struck a five-year, $50 million deal with the Rams on Tuesday--Carr is the last, best option at cornerback in free agency.

The talks could be affected by Finnegan’s deal, which averages $10 million a year for the hot-headed former Titan. Carr will most likely, according to reports, command between $7 and $8 million a year, but we’ll see. Also worth noting is that Carr is two years younger than Finnegan (26-years-old to 28, respectively).

Aside from Dallas, the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly very interested as well, and such interest might be a motivator in the team trying to get a deal done while they still have Carr here in town.

Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with NBCDFW.com. Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe to this free service. Read more about it here.

Related Topics Brandon Carr
Leave Comments