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Morris Claiborne - #24 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 02/07/1990
Birthplace Shreveport, LA
College LSU
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 6th pick by Cowboys

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
55 1 1

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Spencer: Cowboys not far away defensively

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' defense was playing at an exceptionally high level late last season prior to the playoff loss to the Vikings, and OLB Anthony Spencer told PFW he thinks the team can follow a similar path this time around.

Cowboys elevate Holly to 53-man roster

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed WR Jesse Holly from their practice squad on Friday and released OT Robert Brewster.

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Cowboys sign OT Parnell

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Cowboys signed OT Jermey Parnell from the Saints' practice squad on Thursday.

They said it: Vikings edition

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of things heard this week by Vikings and Cowboys players and coaches.

Favre would consider sitting to rest elbow

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre said Wednesday he would consider resting his sore elbow and sitting out games.

Vikings' 60-second rant: Loser goes home Sunday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Sobering news for the loser of Cowboys-Vikings: Since the NFL expanded the playoffs to 12 teams in 1990, there have been only five clubs that have started 1-4 and made the postseason.

America loves 'America's Team'

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
A new poll reports that for the fourth year in a row, the Cowboys have been voted as the most popular NFL team.

Cowboys' problems run deeper than simple mistakes

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
It would be easy to write off the Cowboys' 1-3 start as a result of a lack of discipline, but Dallas also is suffering through some poor play by players who were thought to be key pieces.

Jones wrestles away lead in Cowboys backfield

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In quite possibly the league's most erratic backfield situation, Felix Jones has regained the lead for carries in Dallas.

Titans continue NFC dominance in 34-27 win vs. Cowboys

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
A pair of costly Cowboys mistakes led the Titans to a 34-27 win in Dallas.

Cowboys' Buehler still must improve kickoffs

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Although he led the NFL in touchbacks on kickoffs last season, Cowboys PK David Buehler is struggling this year, according to NFC East Whispers.

Cowboys' run defense comes into focus

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Cowboys spent the bye week working on consistent tackling and maintaining gap responsibility, which was a problem on what amounted to three big runs in the last game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Claiborne is active for Dallas.||||||| Claiborne missed one game with a concussion.
Posted Aug. 04, 2012
Claiborne, who missed offseason workouts while recovering from wrist surgery, could now miss a week or more with a sprained MCL in his left knee.||||||| After getting hurt toward the end of practice Wednesday, Claiborne got treatment on his knee the following day, an off day for the team. He tried to practice Friday, but came off the field and later had an MRI that revealed the sprain.
Posted Aug. 04, 2012
Claiborne didn't practice Friday because of knee soreness.||||||| Coach Jason Garrett said the first-round draft pick tweaked the knee Wednesday before a day off. Claiborne had an MRI.
Posted July 23, 2012
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. 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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