The Cowboys are 13 days away from their regular-season opener against the 49ers, and Romo taking rest days as part of his ramp-up following December back surgery is now expected.
The Cowboys defense took a step towards taking shape on Tuesday morning as projected opening-day starting cornerbacks Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne were both in pads.
Dallas is adding free agent cornerback Korey Lindsey and safety Johnny Thomas just in time for Thursday’s preseason opener at San Diego.
Claiborne isn’t even guaranteed a starting spot despite his lofty draft status, with Orlando Scandrick and Brandon Carr also in that mix.
Mo Claiborne appears to be brimming with confidence — and talent — on this first day of offense vs. defense.
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is in the lineup Monday night against the Chicago Bears after sitting out the previous two games with a hamstring injury.
Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne and guard Brian Waters will miss Sunday’s game against Minnesota with injuries.
Morris Claiborne laughed when reminded of his Twitter rant a few hours after a pass interference penalty cost the Dallas Cowboys a final chance to come back against Kansas City.
Cornerback Morris Claiborne probably figured his first NFL touchdown would come on an interception. The rookie had to settle for a fumble return because the picks have been a little hard to come by for the Cowboys.
Where is the conflict? Where is the “power struggle’’? Do Cowboys followers truly believe Jerry Jones is storming into special-teams meetings at Valley Ranch?
Claiborne will play the rest of this preseason in preparation for being a starter in the season-opener at the Giants.