Tim Polzer
Thursday August 8th, 2013

Brandon Carr resorted to FaceTime when he couldn't get back to Texas in time to witness his son's birth. (Getty Images) Brandon Carr resorted to FaceTime when he couldn't get back to Texas in time to witness his son's birth. (Getty Images)

Brandon Carr has returned to Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, Calif. after spending two days at home with his fiancee and newborn son, Austin. Despite his best efforts, Carr had to resort to iPhone technology to witness the blessed event.

According to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Carr watched Austin's birth on Monday via FaceTime on his iPhone. After flying back with the team from Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, Carr headed back to LAX after being informed that his fiancee was in labor. He watched the birth on FaceTime.

"I saw everyting I needed to see," Carr said. "I saw it all. Technology is wonderful these days. Sometimes you can’t control what’s going to happen. You’ve just got to go with the flow. I made the most of it."

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Carr, who also has a daughter, was still feeling the effects of a lack of sleep upon his return to Cowboys camp, but feels blessed.

From the Star-Telegram:

"No sleep at all, but I wouldn’t want it any other way," said the Cowboys cornerback, who returned to practice Thursday. "It was a good feeling to be there and actually see your first son. I’m still trying to gather my thoughts and bring it all in. The last two days have been good. It’s a blessed feeling."

Carr is among Cowboys starters who are expected to see some playing time in the team's next preseason game against the Raiders on Friday night. Training camp and the preseason are especially important to a Cowboys defense learning the schemes and terminology of new coordinator Monte Kiffin.

From the Star-Telegram:

"I’m ready to get it on," Carr said. "I’m pretty fresh and ready to get out there and run around and get some action finally and get ready for the season."

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