Report: Dallas CB Morris Claiborne facing surgery


ARLINGTON, TX – OCTOBER 30: Tyrone Crawford #98 and Morris Claiborne #24 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrate after a play during a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on October 30, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

According to, Dallas Cowboys starting cornerback Morris Claiborne will likely have surgery for a sports hernia.

Claiborne was injured in the final minute of regulation against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. It’s not known how long he will be off the field. 

ESPN stated Terrence Newman underwent surgery for a similar injury in 2008 and was out for six weeks.

After winning Sunday night, the Cowboys sit atop the NFC East at 6-1 and are half a game behind the New England Patriots for the best record in the NFL.

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