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Jerry Jones "Not Concerned" About Claiborne Injury

Morris Claiborne suffered a sprained MCL during practice last week



    We’d imagine more than a few Cowboys fans got a scare over the weekend when reports began to surface, saying that first round pick Morris Claiborne would undergo an MRI on his right knee after suffering an MCL sprain, but owner Jerry Jones has come out to tell the ticket-buying masses that this is nothing to fret about.

    Head coach Jason Garrett said that the sixth overall pick in last April’s draft suffered the injury during a workout session on Wednesday. Of course, Claiborne only recently got on the practice field for the first time since being drafted, after missing all of the offseason while recovering from wrist surgery.

    Now, there’s some question as to whether Claiborne will be available when the team opens up preseason play with the Oakland Raiders a week from today--but Claiborne’s new boss isn’t worried about the injury.

    "I have seen enough of him to be really excited about what he is going to do for our team this year," Jones said, per ESPN Dallas. "He has really kept up with everything relative (to) the classroom work. I'm glad it’s a not a serious sprain. He should be back out there. I'm not concerned about it."

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