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Morris Claiborne has re-signed with the Cowboys on a one-year, $3 million contract, The Dallas Morning News reports.
Claiborne rejoins the Cowboys after his first four years with the team certainly disappointed. The sixth overall pick in 2012, Claiborne has missed 24 games since entering the league, and has mostly struggled when healthy. That being said, Claiborne still boasts unique athleticism and helps provide depth from a more suitable reserve role within Dallas' secondary.
Morris Claiborne finished the season with 37 tackles and seven passes defended in 11 games.
He has yet to play a full 16-game schedule in his career, and the former first round pick will head into free agency without much value on the open market. Given his draft pedigree, Claiborne could receive an offer based more of his potential upside than his previous production, but if he doesn't attract much interest, the Dallas Cowboys are thin at cornerback and could make an effort to bring him back.
Morris Claiborne (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game against Washington, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports.
Claiborne was able to log limited practices each day this week, but couldn't quite record enough healthy reps to warrant an active status for Week 17. It will be the third straight game the 25-year-old defensive back has sat out.
Morris Claiborne (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with Buffalo, Nick Eatman of Dallas Dallas Cowboys .com reports.
Despite being listed as questionable throughout the week, the general feeling was that Claiborne would miss a second straight game, and Saturday's news confirms that notion. The LSU product will aim for a Week 17 return, while Terrance Mitchell figures to again see an increased role in Claiborne's absence.
|2||9/18/16||@ WAS||1:00 pm|
|4||10/2/16||@ SF||4:25 pm|
|6||10/16/16||@ GB||4:25 pm|
|Bye: Week 7|
|9||11/6/16||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|10||11/13/16||@ PIT||4:25 pm|
|13||12/1/16||@ MIN||8:25 pm|
|14||12/11/16||@ NYG||8:30 pm|
|17||1/1/17||@ PHI||1:00 pm|
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