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The Dallas Cowboys have signed first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne to a four-year contract.
Claiborne signed the deal Monday, and the cornerback will be able to practice when rookies and selected veterans have three days of workouts at Valley Ranch starting Wednesday before the full training camp in California.
While the Cowboys didn't release contract details, a story on the team's website said the deal was worth $16.4 million, including a $10.3 million signing bonus.
Dallas traded up eight spots and lost its second-round draft pick in April to get Claiborne, the All-America cornerback from LSU.
Claiborne, expected to start opposite Brandon Carr, missed offseason workouts because of surgery before the draft to repair ligament damage in his left wrist.
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Stud CB Morris Claiborne finally locks down a contract with the Cowboys.
We knew it was just a matter of time.
But now Cowboys fans can breathe a sigh of relief anyway as the Cowboys finally locked down the number 6 pick in the draft, Morris Claiborne, to a lucrative 4-year, $16.26 million deal. It includes a $10.3 million signing bonus.The question that might going through the...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant's attorney says Bryant and his mother can work out any differences through counseling.
Authorities say Angela Bryant called 911 after a July 14 incident in which her son hit her with a hat and grabbed her shirt, causing it to tear. Dez Bryant was arrested two days later. His mother has told authorities she doesn't want to pursue the...
IRVING, Texas After missing all of rookie mini-camp, organized team activities and mini-camp, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne was eager to finally get on the field.
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Despite Angela Bryant’s decision, the state...
DALLAS Dez Bryant played two full seasons and three games of his junior year while attending Oklahoma State. The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver had his junior season prematurely ended when he was ruled ineligible after lying to the NCAA about his relationship with Deion Sanders.
Bryant's coach at OSU, Mike Gundy, was asked Tuesday about Bryant's ability to move past the off...
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According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, Cowboys rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne is practicing today after missing OTA’s and mimicamp while recovering from wrist surgery.
Claiborne was also seen returning punts during special teams drills. This doesn’t mean he’ll be returning punts in the regular season, but I wouldn’t even think about it if I were...
DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant's attorney says Bryant and his mother can work out any differences through counseling.
Authorities say Angela Bryant called 911 after a July 14 incident in which her son hit her with a hat and grabbed her shirt, causing it to tear. Dez Bryant was arrested two days later. His mother has told authorities she doesn't want...
So there's good news. And bad news.
A spokeswoman for a Dallas County district attorney claims an affidavit of non-prosecution from Angela Bryant is included in the case filed against Dez Bryant. Bryant volunteered himself to police after being alerted of a warrant out for his arrest last week.
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The Cowboys agreed to a four-year, $16.26 million contract with first-round pick Morris Claiborne Monday.
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According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins has reported to training camp and is working with team trainers as he continues to rehab his shoulder.
The Cowboys have placed Jenkins on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list to start camp, since he’s not healthy enough to get on the field. This frees up his roster spot...
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