Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne is targeting the Giants game on November 24 for his return from a hamstring injury, meaning he’ll miss this week’s matchup with the Lions and next week’s matchup with the Saints.
Claiborne made clear that he doesn’t want to return early and risk re-aggravating the hamstring, a very real danger when dealing with that particular part of the leg (see: Miles Austin).
"I think that’s a big, big part of it, especially with the hamstrings," Claiborne said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "You get those, and it can be even years or months. Miles has been suffering through one for the longest. I’ve been talking with him trying to get all the information I can about it and how does it make him feel. It’s just one of those things. Just get it better, because you don’t want it lingering around and continue to hamper you."
The team has a bye in Week 11 before heading to New York to face the possibly resurgent Giants in Week 12.
"I think the bye week is definitely going to be a big week for me in terms of getting back," Claiborne said. "If it was up to me, I would do everything I could to play this week, but I know that’s not happening. Probably not much of chance next week as well. Just continue to do the things I can do with rehab, and hopefully I’ll feel better even sooner."
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