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Jerry Jones says $50.1 million contract with Carr was retail price

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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.

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"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.



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