Oft-injured second-year cornerback Morris Claiborne is injured again.
Claiborne was forced to leave the Detroit game with a hamstring injury and now, ESPN Dallas is reporting that he could miss two or more games. The Cowboys will likely replace Claiborne by moving Orlando Scandrick from the slot to the outside, and inserting rookie B.W. Webb into the slot, just as they did down the stretch of the loss to the Lions.
Safety Barry Church also suffered a hamstring injury against the Lions, and also left the game. But his injury is thought to be less serious than Claiborne’s and he’s expecting to play Sunday against the Vikings at AT&T Stadium. There’s still no word if rookie safety J.J. Wilcox, who missed the Lions game with a knee injury suffered in practice last week, will return this week.
In Sunday’s loss, Wilcox was replaced by Jeff Heath, who stacked up nine tackles and forced the fumble from Reggie Bush.
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