Zone takes toll on CB's confidence

Updated: October 2, 2013, 12:39 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Struggling Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne admitted his confidence has taken a hit, attributing many of his issues this season to adjusting to playing primarily zone coverage.

Under new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, the Cowboys already have allowed a pair of 400-yard passers, the first time in franchise history that has happened in a season. Claiborne was targeted repeatedly in both of those games, and has been publicly criticized by owner/general manager ...

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