Two things theoretically could have prevented Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne from starting training camp on time.
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- His surgically repaired wrist.
- His first contract.
It sounds like we can check No. 1 off the list. The Cowboys told Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that Claiborne has been fully cleared for camp after missing all of the team's offseason workouts with his injury. He will be a full go when he arrives at camp.
The Cowboys reportedly aren't concerned about Claiborne's contract despite reports that he could miss the start of camp. He's one of the rookies who remain unsigned because of a hang-up in offset language.
It has been widely assumed that Claiborne will start at at cornerback over some capable veterans despite missing all of the practices thus far in his NFL career. A camp holdout seemingly would set him further back.