Brandon Carr hoists a heavy heart

Touched by two tragedies in one week, corner has his best game with Cowboys

Updated: December 10, 2012, 11:27 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

CINCINNATI -- As Brandon Carr left Saturday's burial service for his friend Kasandra Perkins, he saw he had missed several calls from one of his Dallas Cowboys teammates.

Sensing something was wrong, Carr immediately got in touch with injured safety Barry Church, who passed on the horrible news the rest of their teammates had heard just before the Cowboys' plane took off for Cincinnati.

Jerry Brown, a 25-year-old outside linebacker on the Cowboys' practice squad, died early Saturday ...

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