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News: ESPN.COM: Cowboys confident Bruce Carter can get it done

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by CowboysYanksLakers, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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  2. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    I guess we know who the starter is next to Sean Lee...
  3. Texas_Pete

    Texas_Pete Well-Known Member

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    The Bruce Lee era begins. :D
  4. underdark

    underdark Member

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    Did Ryan just refer to Sean Lee as one of Carter's coaches?
  5. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Interesting thing is Rob mentions him being good in coverage and blitzing but no mention of defending the run game....which is still the issue with Carter that I hope will get better as time goes along.
  6. BIGDen

    BIGDen Dr. Freakasaurus

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    Me too. I'm cautiously optimistic about Carter, but feel like he his a big question mark at this point. He looks like more of an athlete than a player at this point. He needs to be solid against the run or that weakness will be exploited.
  7. sago1

    sago1 Active Member

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    Having Lee next to Carter will help Carter a lot to overcome any weakness e's got against the run. Just like Woodson playing next to Roy Williams helped Roy tremendousely; Roy's weaknesses were exposed & take advantage of once Woodson was gone. But Carter is young,heck of a lot smarter & more athletic then Roy Williams ever was.
  8. onetrickpony

    onetrickpony Active Member

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    I caught than, too. Lee is the true leader of this defense.
  9. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Yeah. Pretty funny.
  10. JerryFan

    JerryFan Active Member

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    Bruce is like a lot of young guys. He has to play,” coach Jason Garrett said. “He has to play more football. He’s shown us he can come in and do the job both in the run game and defending the pass
  11. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    At this point his instincts are far behind his athletic ability
  12. baj1dallas

    baj1dallas New Member

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    I have to say I'm moderately excited to see what he can do, even if he doesn't come out dominating like Lee did, some solid play from that spot would be a good start, they need the ILBs to be active against the Giants imo. I think he's worth trying to keep an eye on (rather than watching Ware every play at the snap :)).
  13. CCBoy

    CCBoy Benched

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    I'm getting a little excited about the prospects of this linebacker...
  14. btcutter

    btcutter Well-Known Member

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    Let's not get carried away.

    RW played at true Pro Bowl level for about 3 years before he tanked. So far Carter hasn't proven ANYTHING yet. Can't even defend the run right now.
  15. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    The one thing he can do is cover. That was our biggest weak link at the ILB position the last few years. He also has some talent in the blitzing game as well. Those two skills are going to let RR scheme to cover his weaknesses in playing the run. I think we got a player on our hands fella's. Welcome to the Rush Hour Defence RHD, RHD, RHD.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    He's a perfect fit for a 43 Will Backer. He really is.
  17. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Lee is the coach on the field...

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