Claiborne is on pace to be ready for Sunday's game against the Eagles after spending his recent bye week recovering from a concussion. The Cowboys could be thin at cornerback if Claiborne suffers any kind of setback, with Anthony Brown in line for additional reps in such a case.
Claiborne suffered a concussion during Dallas' Week 6 win in Green Bay, but the team's subsequent bye week may have allowed him to overcome that condition. Despite returning to practice Monday, he could still be in the league's concussion protocol, so his status will be one to watch in advance of Sunday night's matchup against the Eagles.
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.
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