Morris Claiborne: “I Feel Like I’ve Always Been an Aggressive Player”

    The world of belongs to right now – according to Morris Claiborne. The suddenly confident and dominant in year five with the Cowboys, Claiborne has balled out in lock down efforts of , , Alshon Jeffery, and most recently .

    Showing off the skill set that made him more than worthy of his top-ten draft status in 2012, it truly has been just a matter of health when it comes to #24 dominating at the highest level of football.



    “I feel like I've always been an aggressive player.” – Morris Claiborne

    In a recent , Claiborne referenced these previous lost seasons, throughout which he's admitted questioning his place in football. Now, Claiborne claims the aggressiveness has been there all along, and he is displaying it with textbook technique and timely pass breakups.

    “Every week I compete with and . We push each other in all different types of ways.” – Claiborne

    Overall, the are the perfect team for Claiborne to combine this humble attitude and insane work ethic with, as consistently preaches ideologies like COMPETE or FINISH. Driven by his fellow leaders on , Claiborne is not only competing and finishing – but he is thriving in a pivotal position for the 4-1 leading Dallas Cowboys.

    A tough test once again awaits the Dallas defense this Sunday on the road at the Packers, with the defensive line heating things up last week in DeMarcus Lawrence's return to action. Claiborne and the will hold up to their assignments against , as Dallas will look to enter the with just one loss – and reinforcements on the way.

    Need “Mo” of Morris Claiborne? Use the comment section below to start the conversation on Claiborne, or email me at!

    Sean Martin
    Sean Martin
    Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.


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