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CB Morris Claiborne Expected To Sign With New York Jets

The period has been a seemingly uneventful one for the . While most people have been waiting for the shoe to drop, a lot of players from a team that was at the of the NFL universe last season have been poached by other clubs. The picking and choosing continued on Thursday when word trickled out that is expected to sign with the .

News regarding Morris Claiborne's departure came minutes – literally, a few minutes! – after word was announced that cornerback Brandon Carr has agreed to terms with the Baltimore Ravens (a shocking move in and of itself considering Carr was mulling over ). These moves mere minutes apart brought to an end what Rob Ryan thought was going to be a revolutionary cornerback tandem in the spring of 2012.

Morris Claiborne's time in the blue and silver has been rocky at best. The Cowboys traded up to grab the LSU standout with the 6th Overall Pick in the 2012 , forfeiting their 2nd Round Pick. At the time many celebrated a hopeful future in the Dallas , but that future was never realized as Claiborne lacked both the confidence and physical durability to ever meet his true potential.

Morris Claiborne
Morris Claiborne's Cowboy career comes to an end, a ride of confidence and mirroring a sin/cos curve.

An ago Morris Claiborne and the Cowboys reached a one-year “prove it” deal, where Mo bet on himself to have a campaign that would reward him with a fantastic long-term contract. He was off to a great start – originally wanted him extended in the early fall – before suffering an that would essentially end his season on October 30th during an overtime win against the .

Morris Claiborne has accounted for four interceptions while donning the Cowboys uniform, but perhaps none was more impressive than the one he pulled off on October 6th, 2013. That day the Cowboys and Broncos squared off for one of the most exciting games in NFL . was in the middle of what would ultimately become the finest statistical season that any has ever had. He threw his first interception of the season that day… a ball that landed in the hands of Morris Claiborne.

Fair thee well, Morris. Hopefully the Big Apple brings with it the confidence you seek and health stability you require. Thanks for the memories – what little there were – and for giving up one of the coolest possible jersey numbers to a new player, #24.

RJ Ochoa
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deal with it

C-YA. totally overpaid draft flop.


Dept of How To Get Drafted High, Play Little, Then Hit Paydirt on Your F/A Deal…


I wanted Mo back but not at a high cap hit. Penciling starters right now it’s Carroll and the prospective #1 pick IMO. I’d still rather Scandrick work the slot than outside.

Remember that Byron Jones can cover and in a pinch be moved to CB. However if you are a low pick or a walk-on CB or S this year, Dallas is a good place to be. Those camp battles are going to be interesting.

Travis Diggs

Claiborne can go wherever he chooses Anywhere but here We drafted him because The redskins drafted RG3 And that hasn’t worked for neither team I hope he does well but he won’t be on the field long enough to do soo.

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