News: Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr found a way to silence thousands of Terrible Towel-waving Pittsburgh fans at Cowboys Stadium Week 15 Sunday. Carr intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass in overtime, returned it 36 yards to the one yard line, and Dan Bailey kicked a 21-yard field goal for a 27-24 win over the Steelers on Sunday. Carr finished with four tackles in the game.
Analysis: Carr has intercepted a pass in consecutive games after doing it last week in Cincinnati. That gives him three on the season. Carr has 44 tackles, however, which is just a low-end figure at this point in the season. Carr only has low-end Fantasy value in IDP formats.
News: Cowboys defensive back Brandon Carr recorded his first career pick six in Week 10 against the Eagles. Carr picked off Nick Foles on a batted pass in the fourth quarter and rumbled 47 yards into the end zone. He finished with four solo tackles in the 38-23 win and also was credited with a pass defended.
Analysis: Carr has been a bit of a disappointment this season as he entered the contest looking for his first INT. Still, some of that is due to opposing quarterback shying away from whoever he is covering, which limits his opportunities to make plays. Fantasy owners should continue to roll with Carr was a more of a low-end option at this point in the season.
News: Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr totaled three solo tackles Week 4 vs. Chicago. He has six tackles, no interceptions and two pass defenses in four games.
Analysis: The Cowboys forked over a lot of money this offseason to add Carr to their secondary and he has been worth the money, even if it doesn't show up in the stat column. Carr has been so good at shutting down opposing receivers is that teams haven't been able to throw the ball his way. Carr is so good at his job that it's hurting his Fantasy appeal. If Carr continues to post weak stats, then he has marginal Fantasy appeal.
News: Cowboys newly signed cornerback Brandon Carr has played on the right side most of his career but is adjusting to the left side was Dallas. "It is different -- I'm not going to say it's not," Carr said. "From the standpoint of your muscle memory on the right side, your mechanics and this and that. But every day is better, getting accustomed to playing that side of the field."
Analysis: Why would the Cowboys spend a ton of money on Carr only to move him to the left side? Simple -- the Cowboys spent a big draft pick on Morris Claiborne, and he's obviously more comfortable on the right side. Carr should get adjusted well before the season. Fantasy owners should view Carr as a low-end defensive back option on Draft Day.
News: According to ESPN.com, Dallas signed defensive back Brandon Carr to a five-year deal worth a reported $50.1 million contract. The Chiefs were hoping to re-sign Carr, but signed Stanford Routt this offseason instead.
Analysis: With the Cowboys needing help in the secondary, Carr definitely fits the bill. He is coming off his best season, so hopefully he doesn't have a regression in numbers. Carr made a career-high four interceptions and registered 45 tackles. Fantasy owners in IDP leagues should view Carr as a low-end defensive back option on Draft Day.
News: Kansas City general manager Scott Pioli told the Kansas City Star, that he's hoping to re-sign defensive back Brandon Carr, a potential restricted free agent, this offseason. Were going to continue to talk to Brandon and his agent, Pioli said Thursday at the NFL scouting combine. If we can come to a deal that makes sense for both sides, then hopefully well be able to keep him here. The Chiefs signed veteran Stanford Routt this ofseason, so keeping Carr is a longshot.
Analysis: Carr had the best season of his career from a takeaway standpoint in 2011, as he had a career-high four interceptions on the year. He did see his tackles slip a bit, as he had just 45 on the year, a career-low. Now his Fantasy value all depends on where he lands this offseason. Regardless, Carr is merely a low-end defensive back option in the deepest of IDP leagues.
News: The fourth quarter has been known as Tebow Time for the Broncos, as QB Tim Tebow has led the team on five come-from behind wins in the quarter this season. Chiefs DB put a stop to that on a potentially game-winning drive in Week 17, intercepting Tebows fourth-down pass on the final drive to clinch the Chiefs 7-3 win over the Broncos. He had just two tackles and two pass defenses otherwise in the game.
Analysis: Carr had the best season of his career from a takeaway standpoint in 2011, as he had a career-high four interceptions on the year. He did see his tackles slip a bit, as he had just 45 on the year, a career-low, but with the interceptions, youll take that. Despite the interception total, he is not a player to target on Draft Day next year.
News: Chiefs DB Brandon Carr intercepted Vikings QB Donovan McNabb in the second quarter of a 22-17 win in Week 4. It initiated a drive that resulted in a 24-yard field goal by Ryan Succop. The pick was Carr's first of the season and only the fifth of the year for the Chiefs. He also made two tackles in the game.
Analysis: Carr makes the occasional interception and gets a handful of tackles each game. That's not quite enough to give him value in Fantasy, so he can be ignored in nearly all IDP formats.
News: Starting cornerback Brandon Carr has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Chiefs, making him the last significant player to arrive at training camp. The former fifth-round draft pick has started all 48 games in three seasons with the Chiefs, making 207 tackles and four picks while pairing with Brandon Flowers to create a shutdown defensive backfield. The Chiefs had placed a first-round tender on Carr.
Analysis: Carr is a fine NFL cornerback but not someone solid for Fantasy purposes. Leave him off rosters.
News: Kansas City CB Brandon Carr turned in one his finest efforts of the season in Week 14 and finished with eight tackles in the Chiefs' 31-0 loss at San Diego on Sunday.
Analysis: Carr matched a season high with his eight tackles that he initially set in Week 5 at Indianapolis. He now has four games with six or more tackles and should make for a decent Fantasy option in deeper IDP leagues.
News: In the Chiefs' Week 15 loss vs. the Browns, LB Andy Studebaker recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown, LB Demorrio Williams had 13 total tackles and CBs Brandon Carr and Brandon Flowers each had three solo tackles and an interception. DB DaJuan Morgan also had eight solo tackles.
Analysis: Only Williams is worth using as a regular option in IDP league play, though Flowers has been a decent option in deeper leagues. The Chiefs play at the Bengals in Week 16.