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THE BATTLING BACK ‘BOYS: The Journey from Injured Reserve to Redemption | Comeback Cowboys Sean Lee & Morris Claiborne fighting back

For some Cowboys, there has been no offseason. For the few players that ended the 2014 campaign on the injured reserve list, the offseason consisted of about one week before returning to the Valley Ranch facility to continue their rehabilitation process. 

THE BOY IS BACK: Morris Claiborne returns to Valley Ranch facility after Tuesday afternoon departure | Coach speaks | Mo speaks | Scandrick speaks | Fan and Media reaction

IRVING, Texas – Morris Claiborne has returned to the Dallas Cowboys following a brief and unexcused absence Tuesday night – a result of a demotion following Sunday’s win against St. Louis.

NEXT MAN UP: With Morris Claiborne out, Dallas Cowboys counting on rookie B.W. Webb to play in the slot

B.W. Webb got his feet wet on special teams. He played 75 snaps on special teams the first seven games, but the Cowboys didn’t need him on defense, limiting him to only 31 of 504 defensive snaps. Now, the Dallas Cowboys need their fourth-round draft pick. Morris Claiborne will miss the next two games with […]

SOPHOMORE SLUMP: Dallas Cowboys insist on patients regarding Morris Claiborne

IRVING – Citing the difficulty of playing cornerback in the NFL, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, owner Jerry Jones and others in the organization continue to preach patience when it comes to struggling second-year pro Morris Claiborne. San Diego’s Philip Rivers picked on the sixth overall pick of the 2012 draft repeatedly in Sunday’s 30-21 […]

CORNERBACK ON TRACK: Morris Claiborne shaking off rust

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne got a full practice and then some on Monday for the first time in month. Sidelined since the first week of the preseason because of sore knee, Claiborne took all the first reps and some scout team reps in preparation for Sunday’s season opener against the Giants. “I got all […]

FEEDING OFF EACH OTHER: Dez Bryant made spectacular catches, because Morris Claiborne made him

Dez Bryant made spectacular catches against the defense of Morris Claiborne in mini-camp. A lot of them. But the Dallas Cowboys receiver put a positive spin on it for the Cowboys cornerback – he made it require spectacular catches. “That is credit to the great defenses and the coverage,” Bryant said. “He is putting pressure […]

A GROWING COWBOY: Morris Claiborne getting bigger and stronger this offseason

Morris Claiborne had to do a couple of things this spring. One, get bigger. Two, get stronger. So far, so good. “I feel like I’ve had a tremendous offseason with getting in the weight room and trying to get stronger,” the second-year cornerback said Tuesday after the Dallas Cowboys’ first OTA practice at Valley Ranch. […]

MEL KIPER THE VIPER: Beyond Morris Claiborne, Cowboys didn’t get much from 2012 draft

Looking back at the Cowboys’ 2012 draft and the obvious name that jumps out is Morris Claiborne. The LSU cornerback was clearly the best defensive back in the draft and arguably the draft’s best defensive prospect overall. The Cowboys had him as the top defender and second overall player (behind only Andrew Luck) on their […]

CORNERBACK ATTACK: Dallas Cowboys will need Morris Claiborne to beat Saints

The Dallas Cowboys were able to get by in pass coverage last week without Morris Claiborne against the Pittsburgh Steelers. They’ll need him this week against the New Orleans Saints. Ben Roethlisberger was still showing the effects of a rib injury that kept him sidelined for three weeks over the Thanksgiving holiday. His passes lacked […]

SHORT TERM MEMORY: Morris Claiborne will see better days

PHILADELPHIA — Morris Claiborne remembered the last time he was penalized five times in a game: Never. In his last year at LSU, Claiborne was penalized just once. On Sunday afternoon, the Dallas Cowboys’ rookie cornerback was flagged twice for being offsides and three times for holding a wide receiver. He also gave up a […]

WOULD YOU DRIVE IT?: Morris Claiborne buys his parents a Dallas Cowboys car

Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne enjoyed a rock-solid debut Wednesday night against the New York Giants. We re-watched his performance using the Coaches Film function on NFL Game Rewind (on iPad or any tablet, this will change your life.) Check it out HERE. Claiborne did a nice job tracking Hakeem Nicks all night, primarily […]

PICK YOUR POISON: With Brandon Carr, testing Morris Claiborne action is coming

Morris Claiborne kept waiting for San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers to challenge him in Saturday’s preseason game. It happened when the Cowboys opened their three-day camp at Valley Ranch late last month. It happened in the first training camp in Oxnard, Calif. It never happened Saturday. Claiborne had two tackles – the first on a […]

FOCUSED AND RELAXED: Morris Claiborne avoids being ‘star-struck’ in first NFL action

PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne listens to music prior to the game in San Diego. Michael Ainsworth/Staff Photographer Morris Claiborne had that moment – when he knew he was in the NFL – right away. He saw Robert Meacham of the Chargers lined up against him. Then, tight end Antonio Gates. The Cowboys’ No. […]

FIRST IMPRESSION: Morris Claiborne declares his Dallas Cowboys’ debut "good" but not "great”

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne, the team’s first-round draft pick, did not wow himself with Saturday’s performance in his first NFL pre-season game against the San Diego Chargers. The stats show two tackles, both after short completions, in two quarters of action. He made no big plays. But no one torched him for a big […]

PRESEASON DEBUT: Morris Claiborne ready for San Diego

OXNARD, Calif. — Dallas Cowboys first-round pick Morris Claiborne, who missed the preseason opener with a sprained MCL, said Wednesday he expects to make his NFL debut on Saturday against the San Diego Chargers. The cornerback wore a sleeve over his left knee as he practiced in full pads Wednesday with the first-team defense. "I’m […]

NO MO IN O(AKLAND): Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne expected to play in San Diego

PHOTO: Morris Moore, 8, of Los Angeles gets an autograph from Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne, the team’s first-round draft pick, took the field Thursday for the first time since being diagnosed with a sprained knee last week. Claiborne participated in the morning walkthrough, but not the afternoon session, in […]

DONE DEAL: Morris Claiborne signs his Dallas Cowboys contract

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne missed practices throughout the offseason because of his wrist injury. He won’t miss any practices in training camp because of his contract. Claiborne signed a four-year, $16.26 million deal with the Cowboys, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network on Monday. No "offset" language is included in […]

Morris Claiborne’s message to Dallas Cowboys fans: ‘I’m not holding out’

The top eight picks in the 2012 NFL Draft remain unsigned, but No. 6 overall pick Morris Claiborne of the Dallas Cowboys didn’t sound too worried about that during a personal appearance in Shreveport, La., on Friday. “I have no idea. I let my agents and those guys handle that. So far, they seem to […]

SAM MONSON: Morris Claiborne plays ball in air ‘better than any CB in recent memory’

When it comes to current NFL cornerbacks, there’s Darrelle Revis and everyone else. So when Pro Football Focus’ Sam Monson spent some time trying to pick out all the corners who could be considered (either now or in the future) among the league’s elite, Revis was the yardstick by which everyone was measured. Monson identified […]

CONTRACT UPDATE: Both 4th-Rounders finalized … Morris Claiborne is next

The Dallas Cowboys announced the signing of their fourth-round picks, linebacker Kyle Wilber and safety Matt Johnson. That means all of the Cowboys’ picks are signed except first-round pick Morris Claiborne, who they took with the sixth pick in the draft. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said there is no reason to worry about […]

Morris Claiborne showing his smarts in the classroom, walk-throughs, and tape

First-round pick Morris Claiborne hasn’t been able to practice yet, but his football smarts are showing in the classroom and walk-throughs, secondary coach Jerome Henderson says. Not to mention the LSU film. “The tape tells me he’s smart and plays with awareness,” Henderson said after a minicamp practice Wednesday at Valley Ranch. “When I look […]

NEW VIBE IN THE SECONDARY: Dallas Cowboys CB Brandon Carr excited about Morris Claiborne

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr spent Thursday night watching the first round of the NFL Draft with a few of his teammates at Cowboys Stadium. Shortly after he began autographing memorabilia for fans, his night took a bit of a surprising turn when the Cowboys announced that they had traded their first and second round […]

Meet your newest Dallas Cowboy: Morris Claiborne – CB – LSU

Morris Claiborne, CB School: LSU  |  Conference: SEC College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Shreveport, LA   Latest News 04/27/2012 – Claiborne is the team’s highest pick since they took Newman fifth overall in 2003. It was Jones’ 59th draft-day trade since 1989, the 18th involving a first-round pick. Claiborne, 5-foot-11, 188 pounds, was first-team All-American […]

DALLAS COWBOYS STEP UP IN NFL DRAFT: Details on how the Morris Claiborne trade went down

IRVING, Texas — The first phone call came around noon on Thursday, and the Dallas Cowboys were quite surprised to hear the St. Louis Rams were willing to move down in the first round. There was only one player owner/general manager Jerry Jones wanted to move up to get, and that was LSU cornerback Morris […]