Claiborne took a hard helmet-to-helmet hit from teammate Sean Lee in the first half of Sunday's game and remained on the ground for a fairly long time before leaving the field. Losing Claiborne would be a big blow for the
Claiborne (ankle) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Packers, Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports.
Claiborne practiced in full on Friday, so it is no surprise to see him active for Sunday's matchup against the Packers. He should assume his normal role as a starting cornerback for the Cowboys.
Claiborne (ankle) was a full participant in Friday's practice.
This was Claiborne's first full practice of the week, as he had been limited earlier in the week. The 26-year-old has started every game for the Cowboys this season, and appears to be trending toward another start in Sunday's matchup with the Packers.
Head coach Jason Garrett doesn't believe the injury is very serious, but Claiborne's status for Sunday is still in question. Look for more updates to come as kickoff nears, with Anthony Brown serving as the only healthy backup cornerback should Claiborne be ruled out.
Claiborne intercepted a pass and recorded seven tackles Sunday against the 49ers.
Claiborne, who been vastly improved as a cover corner in his fifth NFL season not only intercepted his first pass, but he also posted a season-high seven tackles. He's never had more than one pick in any of his first four seasons, but even when healthy, he was considered a liability in pass coverage. He's clearly turned things around, and he's also posted at least five tackles in each of his last five games. Should he continue his production, he's someone to keep on the watch list in IDP leagues.
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