GIANTS' JAKE BALLARD HAS LITTLE FAITH COWBOYS' BRANDON CARR CAN STOP HAKEEM NICKS, VICTOR CRUZ
Carr is the Dallas
Cowboys' shiny new toy. Considered a quality defensive back, he's a
significant upgrade over what they previously had. But will he be enough to help
shutdown the New York
Giants' tandem of Hakeem
Nicks and Victor
Cruz? Tight end Jake
Ballard certainly doesn't think so.
Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon
Carr grabs a goal-line pass intended for Denver Broncos wide receiver
Brandon Lloyd, but fails to make the interception during the second half of
their NFL football
game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri December 5, 2010.
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Needless to say, big time CBs haven't exactly had their way with Big Blue
Back in 2009, Carr's second year in the NFL, he and the Kansas City Chiefs defense were picked
apart by Eli Manning & Co., giving up 292 yards and three touchdowns through
the air. Nicks and former WR Steve Smith accounted for 188 of those yards and
all three of the touchdowns. And while Carr did defend three passes, it was far
from a career day for him.
While Carr has undoubtedly improved since then, so has Nicks. And as talented
as Cruz already is, he's only going to get better. In other words: good call,