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Be patient with Morris Claiborne

Despite hype (ahem, Jerry Jones), expectations for rookie CB should be tempered

Updated: August 23, 2012, 3:08 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

Dial back the expectations for the best cornerback since Deion Sanders, at least for one season.

Of course, that toast was probably burnt the moment Jerry Jones boasted to anybody who would listen that the Dallas Cowboys had given Morris Claiborne a higher draft grade than any corner since Prime Time.

Kind of makes you wonder whether Cowboys scouts saw any Michigan games the year Charles Woodson won the Heisman Trophy, huh? Maybe it was just Jerry's justification for packaging ...

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