143444338 Claiborne Wont Practice With Cowboys Until July

Morris Claiborne from LSU holds up a jersey as he stands on stage after he was selected #6 overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of during the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS SPORTS) – The month before the Dallas Cowboys traded up to No. 6 to draft Morris Claiborne, the former LSU cornerback had undergone surgery on his left wrist to repair ligament damaged he suffered against Alabama last November. Earlier this month, he had pins removed and he was placed in a soft cast.

Although there had been rumors that, despite the recovery time for surgery, he would be ready to begin participating in the team’s OTAs in June, you can forget about that, writes Bryan Broaddus of the team’s official website. He won’t be available until late July.

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