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Ravens sign Brandon Carr

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Brandon Carr is heading to Baltimore.

Carr, the veteran cornerback who played the last five years for the Cowboys, has agreed to a four-year deal with the Ravens. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the way the deal is structured it’s more likely to end up being a two-year, $12 million contract.

A nine-year veteran, Carr has started all 16 games every season of his career. He played four years in Kansas City before signing with Dallas.

The 30-year-old Carr is the No. 104 player on our list of the top NFL free agents of 2017.

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26 Responses to “Ravens sign Brandon Carr”
  1. nflrule says: Mar 16, 2017 4:03 PM

    Get ready for very mediocre,uninspiring play.Dude is very average.

  2. tylawspick6 says: Mar 16, 2017 4:03 PM

    LOL!

    Waive Webb and sign another overrated/overpaid has been.

    Ozzie for Exec of the Year!

  3. whyamiacowboysfanagain says: Mar 16, 2017 4:09 PM

    don’t get me wrong.. It’s not like we’re losing Deion Sanders but damn, we’re getting poached son! Losing a lot of depth…. Can’t afford a lot of swings and misses in this draft…. This is a byproduct of several horrible deals Jerry made (the Romo and Carr contracts specifically..) which pushed us right up against the cap…. Hopefully, this won’t happen as much with him fading into the black, or rather the Johnnie Walker Blue Label….

  4. jaycitie says: Mar 16, 2017 4:09 PM

    Can’t get one CB from Dallas might as well get the other… I’ll take it!

  5. kenberthiaume says: Mar 16, 2017 4:11 PM

    2 year $12 million, maybe Butler is underpaid.

  6. notwhoyouthinkitis says: Mar 16, 2017 4:13 PM

    This is quite a reach for the Ravens.

  7. walker1191 says: Mar 16, 2017 4:15 PM

    It is very hard to get excited as a Ravens’ fan – are they even trying to field a team with a chance to win it all?

  8. swhy19 says: Mar 16, 2017 4:16 PM

    thank you..thank you… Ravens. As a Cowboy fan, I can’t thank you guys enough for taking him..

  9. cdstackhouse says: Mar 16, 2017 4:18 PM

    “nflrule says:
    Mar 16, 2017 4:03 PM
    Get ready for very mediocre,uninspiring play.Dude is very average.”

    In other words, it’s an upgrade.

  10. mortyglickstein says: Mar 16, 2017 4:21 PM

    GMEN increasing weapons and D MEN decreasing….you do the math

  11. nflpoker says: Mar 16, 2017 4:23 PM

    Well, that leaves them with a cap space of $4,715,380. Unless somebody is waived, etc., their FA is finished. BTW, I looked it up. I knew they were about done.

  12. nflpoker says: Mar 16, 2017 4:27 PM

    tylawspick6 says:
    Mar 16, 2017 4:03 PM
    LOL!

    Waive Webb and sign another overrated/overpaid has been.

    Ozzie for Exec of the Year!
    =========================================
    Webb has already been waived. He’s dead money.

  13. thegenghiskahn88 says: Mar 16, 2017 4:31 PM

    He’ll play every game and is a great teammate and plays with effort. Not bad, but not great either

  14. gbey500 says: Mar 16, 2017 4:33 PM

    I guess they are paying 6 million a year for durability, not performance. I have been watching him for 5 years and it’s very rare that he makes a play on the ball.

  15. youafool says: Mar 16, 2017 4:41 PM

    Correct you see more of the back of his jersey than the front….fresh start with Anthony brown scanman and Nolan carrol

  16. ninetysixer says: Mar 16, 2017 4:46 PM

    Nice

  17. ravenmadnky says: Mar 16, 2017 4:57 PM

    The Ravens had $7.2M in cap space before signing Carr. Waiving cb Kyle Arrington would save $2.1M in cap space. Ozzie can add some more pieces with that money.

  18. baltimoresnativeson says: Mar 16, 2017 4:59 PM

    Been watching him since KC.
    He can play.

    Doesn’t make fantastic plays, but rarely gets torched like saaaay……….

    SHAREECE WRIGHT

  19. wedemboyz88 says: Mar 16, 2017 5:00 PM

    He’s the guy you see covering a WR when they make an unbelievable catch. Good luck with that Baltimore

  20. goldtooth80 says: Mar 16, 2017 5:25 PM

    Love how the cowboys fans were soo happy with his signing thinking he was a shutdown DB when everyone else knew he was nothing but a slightly above average DB on a good day.

  21. canedaddy says: Mar 16, 2017 6:04 PM

    People who don’t watch the Ravens regularly don’t realize what a void they’ve had at corner opposite Jimmy Smith since Webb got injured a couple of years ago.

    Believe me, Carr is an upgrade.

    And playing with Smith and the best safety tandem in the NFL will make Carr better.

  22. joshr99164 says: Mar 16, 2017 6:46 PM

    Solid player, and didn’t miss a game in his 5 years in Dallas. Seems to be a decent value

  23. monsterscream says: Mar 16, 2017 7:37 PM

    CHAMPIONSHIP

  24. ak185 says: Mar 16, 2017 7:39 PM

    Anyone who says he can’t play is only a casual fan. Carr is not the greatest, for sure, but he’s a solid number two. He’d been playing mostly zone schemes in Dallas, but his original strength is straight man to man, which Baltimore will use much more of. Might have lost a step since coming into the league, and he doesn’t create turnovers, but he will do a solid job holding down most receivers in the league and won’t make stupid mistakes. It’s better than what Baltimore has had in the last couple of seasons, I think it’s good signing for the Ravens. They just need a number one to pair with Carr, that will certainly help their issues in the secondary.

  25. jbl429 says: Mar 16, 2017 8:03 PM

    He was getting tired of being owned by OBJ and didn’t like hearing Marshall was coming to town either.

  26. jerrysglassescleaner says: Mar 17, 2017 1:34 AM

    Don’t forget the butter with that toast. When putting together a highlight reel hyping the WR, it usually has Brandon Carr as the supporting actor. Ask Odell Beckham jr.

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