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    Cowboys Activate CB Leon McFadden With Morris Claiborne Out

    With only three cornerbacks healthy and available for Sunday's game, the have promoted from their . They had a roster spot open after waiving yesterday.

    Cowboys Headlines - Cowboys Activate CB Leon McFadden With Morris Claiborne Out 1McFadden joined the Cowboys just last week but has experience in the NFL. He was an early 3rd-round pick of the , Dallas' opponent this Sunday, in 2013. He did not make final cuts in his second year with Cleveland and then bounced around a few teams. Last season, he spent almost two months on the ' active roster but was waived at final cuts last August.

    For his career, McFadden has played in 25 games and started two. He's amassed 26 tackles. two pass deflections, and no interceptions.

    , who left last Sunday's game with a groin , could be out for several weeks or more. That left only , , and as active cornerbacks on the roster.

    The Cowboys may not have needed to make this move if not 's injury at . They might have used as the fourth , if needed. But with Church out and starting there, they likely want to keep Jones beside him for extra stability.

    It wasn't long ago that Leon McFadden seen as having good talent, going 68th overall in his draft class. Perhaps coach Joe Baker, who's done great work this year in his new role, can help McFadden finally realize some NFL success.

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    Jess Haynie
    Jess Haynie
    Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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