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Ravens sign former Cowboys CB Brandon Carr to four-year deal

Ravens sign former Cowboys CB Brandon Carr to four-year deal

He played four years in Kansas City before signing with Dallas.

Carr, a 10-year National Football League veteran who turns 31 in May, is coming off his best season, when he had one interception, nine pass deflections, a quarterback pressure, a tackle for loss and 61 tackles for the Dallas Cowboys.

It's technically a one-year deal for Carr, according to Adam Schefter, with options that could push it to a four-year, $24 million deal.

Carr never produced like many expected when he signed a five-year, $50 million contract before the 2012 season. Carr will replace Shareece Wright at the void at cornerback across the field from Jimmy Smith.

Meanwhile, Morris Claiborne has reached an agreement with the Jets, ESPN reported.

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Carr, who went a stretch of 36 straight games without an interception before picking off Giants quarterback Eli Manning in the 2016 season opener, is coming off his best season, finishing with nine pass deflections, a quarterback pressure, a tackle for loss and 61 tackles with Dallas.

The Jets, who ranked 17th in pass defense in 2016, released seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis last week.

Claiborne reportedly had some interest from the Baltimore Ravens.

Signing Carr does not eliminate the need for a young corner in the draft, but it will help to make the Ravens secondary much better in the short term.

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