Cowboys' Morris Claiborne returns to team, will play Sunday vs. Saints

Wednesday September 24th, 2014

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne returned to the team on Wednesday and will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, coach Jason Garrett announced.

On Tuesday, it was reported that Claiborne "angrily" left practice when he was told he would not be in the starting lineup for Sunday's game.

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Claiborne was the No. 6 pick for the Cowboys in the 2012 NFL Draft but has been criticized for his play in his two-plus seasons and has just three interceptions. One came Sunday, a game-clincher in a 34-31 victory over the Rams.

On Tuesday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on a radio show that Claiborne is not yet what the team had hoped for when he was selected by Dallas two years ago. 

The Cowboys are 2-1 and will host the Saints on Sunday.

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