NFL News : The Cowboys make a decision on former first rounder.

The Cowboys make a decision on former first rounder.


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The Dallas Cowboys are re-signing cornerback Morris Claiborne to a one-year contract worth $3 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports, citing a source.

Claiborne did not record an interception in 2015, but showed enough improvement in other facets of the game to stick with the team that selected him sixth overall in the 2012 draft. He showed much improvement in 2015 coming off a major knee injury, but did miss the last three games of the 2015 season with a hamstring injury. Claiborne still had 37 combined tackles in 11 games but failed to record a takeaway.

ESPN's Todd Archer, confirmed the deal would max out at $3.75 million after all incentives are accounted for. The LSU product will likely compete with Orlando Scandrick and Byron Jones for the starting job in training cap.

The Cowboys are still expected to release veteran Brandon Carr in an effort to save cap space.

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