Morris Claiborne said this week that he expects to play on Sunday after missing the Steelers game with lingering concussion symptoms. Claiborne told reporters on Monday that he had passed the battery of tests required by the NFL before they allow a concussed player back on the field.
“I was still having symptoms later on in the week. So we just wanted to be safe instead of sorry,” Claiborne said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I tested before the game (and passed). But we still thought it was a better idea to just try to sit this one out.”
Claiborne was left to watch from the sidelines as his fellow cornerback, Brandon Carr, lifted Dallas to the win over Pittsburgh with a huge interception in overtime.
“It was a great play,” Claiborne said. “He sat on it, read it perfectly and came up with the interception. I just wish he could have got in the end zone.”
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