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Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2012: Morris Claiborne Has MRI On Knee

Dallas Cowboys rookie and first round draft pick, Morris Claiborne, had to leave practice early on Friday after an injury to his knee. According to a Fort-Worth Star Telegram report, Claiborne initially injured his knee on Wednesday.

Head coach Jason Garrett termed the MRI as "precautionary":

"We don't think it's serious. It's precautionary," Garrett said of the MRI. "He tried to go today in the early part of practice and we took him out of it."

Claiborne, a cornerback, starred at LSU at was taken by the Cowboys as the sixth overall selection in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. After his junior season he won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's best cornerback, he was also named first-team All-SEC and was a unanimous selection as a first-team All-American.

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