Claiborne is active for Dallas.|||||||
Claiborne missed one game with a concussion.
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.
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.
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.