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Claiborne: Cowboys' defensive goal is to go from worst to first

OXNARD, Calif. - Morris Claiborne acknowledges that last year was an embarrassing one for the Dallas Cowboys defense. As you're probably aware, the Cowboys finished last in the NFL in total defense, allowing 415 yards and 27 points per game. "It's definitely embarrassing," Claiborne said, "especially when you know the type of talent you have on the team, but...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys have set a crazy defensive goal for themselves

After having the 32nd ranked defense in the NFL last season, Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne says their goal is to be the top rated defense in 2014. “We were last in the league in defense and we’re trying to be No. 1,” he said, via the Dallas Morning News. “That’s our goal. We’re not shying away from it.” I wish I could agree, but I don’t see how Dallas’ defense...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Early impressions from training camp

The Dallas Cowboys reported to training camp on Wednesday and their first padded practice was earlier today. Training camp has started off relatively slow with not much action going on. What has been said over and over with this Cowboys team defense is the focal point. This defense was shredded all last season especially the pass defense. The Cowboys shocked many of their fans this...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Morris Claiborne to Start Training Camp as Back-up

blamed the team’s porous defensive line to their outstandingly inconsistent defensive backfield for their problems.Second year man Morris Claiborne was supposed to provide stability and steadiness as a starting corner, but so far he hasn’t proven his worth on the field.Last season, Mo played in just 10 games due to injuries and an inability to make plays. Opposing quarterbacks...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect a breakout year from Morris Caliborne; He’s ready

Cowboys fans are praying for an act of faith, or a miracle so to speak in 2014, and that miracle’s name could be Morris. The Dallas Cowboys traded up in 2012 to select Claiborne who has yet to be productive. Claiborne has two interceptions in two seasons and missed six games last year with recurring […] The post Expect a breakout year from Morris Caliborne; He’s ready appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne ready to show everyone he’s changed as a player

Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne is ready to show the world this season that he’s not headed down the road that most first round busts follow. “I’m ready,” Claiborne said, via “Hands down, point blank, I’m ready. I feel better than I’ve ever felt in a long time. I’m just anxious for you guys to start asking me something else: What about the interception...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Morris Claiborne Wants Questions About His Ability to Stop

To say that Dallas Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne’s first two NFL seasons have been disappointing is pretty much a euphemism for how dismal it’s been at the professional level for the former college football standout. Claiborne has only managed two picks in the two years and missed almost half of last season with recurring hamstring injuries. That’s not the type of season that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Why You Shouldn’t Be Discouraged About Morris Claiborne

It’s easy to be disappointed in Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback Morris Claiborne. And I get it. The Cowboys spent (essentially) a high first and second round pick on him and he has failed to live up to expectations. In two seasons, he has only two interceptions and has missed seven games due to multiple injuries. And when he has played, he hasn’t looked like the 6th overall pick...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys bench their former 1st rounder Morris Claiborne

According to ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth Morris Claiborne has been benched in place for Orlando Scanbrick. In Sunday’s loss to the San Diego Chargers, an unofficial count had Claiborne allowing four receptions for 84 yards. The four times he was targeted in what was thought to be man coverage, were all completed passes. It seems Claiborne is playing […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Claiborne ripped for sitting out

Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones had some harsh words for first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne, who has been nursing injuries throughout the offseason.

Via Pro Football Zone
August 11, 2012  |  1 Comment
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