In the two seasons since he was selected sixth overall by the Dallas Cowboys, Morris Claiborne has--to put it lightly--failed to live up to expectations.
Claiborne has two interceptions (one each season) and 13 passes defended in his time with the Cowboys. He has also missed seven games due to injury over that time, but he says he’s feeling good and ready to move past questions about his unimpressive production.
“I’m feeling great,” Claiborne said, per the Dallas Morning News. “I feel like my mind is getting stronger as well as my body. Just rehabbing every day and trying to get stronger. I’ll be ready for when we start up our workouts and on to OTAs and minicamp.”
Head coach Jason Garrett has maintained that the team remains confident in Claiborne, even following a year in which he lost his starting job to Orlando Scandrick, but added that Claiborne needed to continue to develop as a player and get stronger.
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