Will Claiborne be Phased Out When Scandrick Returns?

There’s good reason fans are hoping this new drug policy will get approved and it’s mainly because we need Orlando Scandrick back in the starting lineup. Morris Claiborne has been filling in while Scandrick completes his 4-game suspension, and he’s been the most of us have figured out. Claiborne has been adequate at times, but he’s made some let up plays as well. Last week...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Marinelli doesn’t seem very confident in Morris Claiborne

While Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has been very positive about cornerback Morris Claiborne, defensive coordinator Rob Marinelli doesn’t seem as excited. “Well, he’s there,” Marinelli said, per, via Black Sports Online. “He’s our starting corner. That’s the confidence. He’s gotta go do it.” It’s time for Claibrone to once and for all live up...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys defensive coordinator doesn’t seem to confident in Morris Claiborne

Morris Claiborne has been a bust since entering the NFL, let’s be honest.  In his first two NFL seasons have featured more injuries than impressive play, but coach Jason Garrett has expressed confidence that Claiborne has taken steps in the right direction this offseason. Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli was a not as thrilled about Claiborne when […] The post Cowboys defensive...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rod Marinelli on Morris Claiborne: “Well He’s There”

The Cowboys defense hasn’t proven to be effective during the preseason, and now they start the regular season missing CB Orlando Scandrick after Scandrick was busted by the NFL for popping molly. The next viable option is Morris Claiborne, whose NFL career has been more about injuries and ineffective play. Jason Garrett is saying all the right things about Claiborne and making...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys defense hinges on three players.

Dallas, TX- The Dallas Cowboys are about open the season up with a pretty big test as Jim Harbaugh and his 49er’s are on their way down to Dallas for this once iconic showdown. In fact, the entire 2014 season will be one big test as everyone around the nation is looking at this defense and not coming away with much of an impression. The defense is particularly going to struggle...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Update: Morris Claiborne needs pain-killing shot to play

The Dallas Cowboys are fortunate that Morris Claiborne will be ready to play week one. He's been dealing with a sprained ac joint, which hasn't allowed him to get him on the field all preseason. It has to be concerning to the Cowboys that his first game reps of the season are going to be coming in the regular season vs. the San Francisco 49ers.  #183468616 / gettyimages...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo’ Claiborne to receive pain-killing injection before opener

Dallas, TX – 2012′s 6th overall selection Morris Claiborne is still recovering from his shoulder surgery and was held out of all preseason activity. He practiced the majority of Training Camp but was help out of action to ensure his availability for the September 7th opener against the San Francisco 49er’s. Claiborne spoke to the media today and told reporters that the pain...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Update: Morris Claiborne ruled out for week 2 preseason game

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne is not expect to play in his team's second preseason game. Tim McMahon of ESPN Dallas reports that Claiborne is battling a shoulder injury.#158434285 / gettyimages.comClaiborne missed week 1 of the preseason with a sore knee, so this is another setback for him. He came into the league as a highly-touted prospect two years ago. In...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne to miss Cowboys second preseason game

A shoulder injury will keep cornerback Morris Claiborne out of Saturday’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Dallas Cowboys will start the season with Orlando Scandrick making it all the more important that the former first round pick Claiborne performs this season. Morris Claiborne won't practice Thursday after hurting right shoulder Wednesday, and isn't...
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: What Led to One of the Cowboys/Raiders Fights Tuesday--a Morris Claiborne Slam!

Whenever guys fight at practice or in games there is one thing that every altercation has in common--too much testosterone. Anytime you get as any alpha males as a football team has together with the sole purpose of knocking the day lights out of each other things are going to happen--like they did Tuesday during a joint practice session between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

No Scandrick means Morris Claiborne gets shot at redemption.

If you haven’t heard by now, the Dallas Cowboys were dealt yet another brutal blow to the defensive side of the ball to start the 2014 NFL season. While losing Sean Lee for the year, and DeMarcus Lawrence for multiple weeks apparently wasn’t bad enough, the team is now going to have to deal with Orlando Scandrick being suspended for four games. The reason? He decided to put something...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders fan swings helmet at Cowboys CB during brawl

Tuesday's joint practice between the Cowboys and Raiders in Oxnard, Calif., was supposed to be a harmless, routine scrimmage. What transpired instead was something straight out of the WWE. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, an "all-out brawl" broke amongst Dallas' defense and Oakland's offense on the sidelines, with Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb narrowly...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys defense exposed in 27-7 loss to Chargers

New season, same problems. It was first game of the preseason and the Dallas Cowboys’ injured reserve list currently reads longer than War and Peace, but it has to be somewhat disconcerting for Jason Garrett and Rod Marinelli to see the same problems that plagued the Dallas defense last season already cropping up. A trio of San Diego Chargers quarterbacks — Philip Rivers, Kellen...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Morris Claiborne Battling for the #3 CB?

It’s a broken record that keeps playing the same tune over and over again, and eventually someone will wise up and throw that record away. I’m talking about Morris Claiborne, and as you know by now, he’ll be missing more action and more preseason snaps due to “injury” – c’mon man. Every camp we think Claiborne is going to turn it up and turn the corner only to be derailed...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne will once again miss a Cowboys preseason opener

For the third time in three years,  cornerback Morris Claiborne will not play in the Cowboys’ preseason opener as he continues to nurse a sore tendon in his knee. “I am not worried about it,” Claiborne said, per the Dallas Morning News. Claiborne has played in only two exhibition games in his career and has sat out every preseason opener since he was drafted with the sixth...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Claiborne out for preseason opener

Cornerback Morris Claiborne missing the preseason opener due to injury has become an annual Dallas Cowboys tradition. Like his first two seasons, Claiborne will sit out Thursday’s preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. He will miss his fifth straight practice Tuesday due to tendinitis in his right knee, but Claiborne isn’t concerned about missing significant time...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne has tendinitis in is right knee

We mentioned that Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne left Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury. We now know what’s going on with Claiborne’s knee. Mo Claiborne has tendinitis is right knee, plans to return to practice Saturday. — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 31, 2014 Claiborne has had a great camp so far, he’ll need to over come the tendinitis in order to keep...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne suffered a knee injury on Wednesday

Cowboys cornerback Morris CLaiborne suffered a knee injury during Wednesday’s practice, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Claiborne didn’t leave practice early, but injured his right knee while going up for a ball late in Wednesday’s afternoon practice. He was scheduled to get it X-rayed, owner Jerry Jones said, and it was unknown if he would require an MRI on it....
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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July 28, 2014  |  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...
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July 27, 2014  |  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...
July 26, 2014  |  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...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne Ready to Step Up for Cowboys

Morris Claiborne is ready to prove he deserves to start for the Dallas Cowboys (AP Photo/James D. Smith) The Dallas Cowboys expected to draft their number one cornerback in Morris Claiborne when they traded up to select him sixth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft.  However, in his first two seasons Mo’ has only been able to intercept 2 passes and 13 passes defended while missing...
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June 22, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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