Everything's bigger in Texas. That includes salaries. But even Cowboys owner Jerry Jones thinks he might have overpaid when Dallas locked down former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Carr to a long-term free-agent contract.
"We know we overpaid to get Carr. Not overpay -- we paid retail," Jones said last week at the NFL meetings, according to the Cowboys' official website.
Carr's $50.1 million contract, of which roughly half is guaranteed, will keep him in a Cowboys uniform for the next five years. To put that in perspective, Jones originally purchased the Cowboys for $150 million in 1989.
In four years with the Chiefs, Carr accumulated 237 tackles and eight interceptions.