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So when is Claiborne supposed to practice?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by jwitten82, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. jwitten82

    jwitten82 Active Member

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    So when is this guy supposed to practice? or his injury is alot worse than they are saying.
  2. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    He ran for the first time in two weeks yesterday, and there's no doubt he'll play week 1. From my scorecenter update, to you.
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  3. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    I hear amputation is scheduled for tomorrow. No worries, though. They are planning to give him a bionic replacement.
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  4. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Morris Claiborne makes progress with knee injury, says there’s no doubt he’ll play in the season opener

    “I’ve been feeling good with the running and the cutting,” Claiborne said. “I feel like I’ve made some big strides this week to getting me back on the field.
    “I know it’s a no-go for this week, but hopefully next weekend I’ll be back out here.”
    Claiborne said he was looking forward to this week because he’s been having trouble getting the knee fully-healed.
    “As I work out, it would flame up on me or something like that,” he said. “I really wanted to see what it was going to do this week and I tried to give it everything I got as far as cutting and planting, trying to come out and drive it. And everything went good.

    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2013/08/morris-claiborne-makes-progress-with-knee-injury-says-theres-nod-doubt-that-hell-play-in-the-season-opener.html/
  5. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking about getting metal legs. It's a risky operation, but worth it...
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  6. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Not an ideal situation but we need him healthy for regular season.
  7. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    This is either over the top coddling, or not a "thump on the knee".
  8. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I'd almost rather he get spot duty if he can't get time in before the opener.

    The Giants have good WRs and he doesn't need to get his first taste of significant action against Cruz or Nicks. I'm actually pleased enough with the defense as a whole that I would have him get part time duty in the opener.
  9. AKATheRake

    AKATheRake Well-Known Member

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    6th overall pick in last years draft. Get him out there.
  10. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Good to hear he is pushing it in recent days and the knee is responding good. As for him playing this Saturday I'm really not that concened I would rather wait and let him get to full strenght
  11. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    Settle Down J.P.
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  12. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    That is what Lt. Dan got, now he has magic legs.
  13. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    It's called tendonitis.
  14. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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  15. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    As gentle as our dear CB is it would be best to save him for the season opener. :D
  16. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I actually think Claiborne will have a big year for the Cowboys as he heads into his 2nd year.
  17. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    I hope you are right. I worry about him more than I do the o-line if you can believe that. I actually believe Moore is a better fit in this defense than Claiborne because of his physicality. He'll never start over Claiborne, though, as long as both remain healthy.
  18. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I don't think Bubba approves.
  19. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    Claiborne is missing key reps in this preseason that he really needs but more important, he needs to build up his strength and conditioning in his game...
  20. kirkjrk

    kirkjrk Active Member

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    I just don't see anything that Mo has done last year or this years TC to say he is going to have a big year. He has poor coverage skills and tackling skills. Just another really good college player that finds the NFL to big for them. Wish it wasn't this way but his portfolio of work in the NFL proves it beyond a doubt, if one is honest with themselves they can see it.

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