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Talks with Brandon Carr continue

Contract talks between the Cowboys and free-agent cornerback Brandon Carr are ongoing. The sides were still talking about a contract late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning.

The contract Cortland Finnegan agreed to with the St. Louis Rams is of interest. Finnegan agreed to a five-year $50 million deal, an average of $10 million a season.

There is a thought Carr might command $7 million to $8 million a season from the Cowboys. Carr is younger (he turns 26 in May and Finnegan just turned 28), so it will be interesting to see what his final financial numbers are.

Finnegan has a good relationship with new St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher, for whom he played in Tennessee. That might have something to do with the increased financial numbers.

The Cowboys do want to get a Carr deal done, but if they don't, the draft has plenty of quality players to look to.

UPDATE: A source with knowledge of the discussions between the sides said Wednesday afternoon a contract being finalized is getting close.