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Claiborne Believes He Deserves to Start

Mo Claiborne was demoted by the Cowboys earlier this week



    Even after being demoted in a somewhat embarrassing episode at Valley Ranch earlier this week, Morris Claiborne believes he’s deserving of a starting job.

    "I'm not going to sit here and say, 'No, I don't deserve to start,' because I know I deserve to start," Claiborne said, per Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas. "But that's not what the coaches see."

    Why does he feel this way?

    "Because I've worked, I've worked for it," he said. "Night and day, I've worked."

    Of course, Orlando Scandrick isn’t about to apologize for jumping the former No. 6 overall pick on the depth chart. He feels he deserves to start, too--and, more importantly, the coaches agree with him.

    "I feel like I had a good year last year and I feel like it carried over into training camp," Scandrick said. "I feel like I'm still ascending as a player, and yes, I do feel like I earned a right to play full time."

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