Jets expected to sign ex-Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne

ARLINGTON TX- JANUARY 15 Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne during the NFC Divisional Playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers
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17 March, 2017

The Jets needed help in a major way after a miserable 2016 season defending the pass.

The Baltimore Ravens reached an agreement in principle with veteran cornerback Brandon Carr on a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Brandon Carr is the latest to bolt from the Dallas Cowboys in free agency.

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ESPN reported that Carr's contract is actually a one-year deal with a series of options that make it a four-year deal worth $24 million. That could be a big focus of the draft, but Adam Schefter is reporting that the Jets are about to sign former Cowboys' CB Morris Claiborne.

That leaves the Cowboys without their two starting corners from the past several seasons. The Jets initially claimed Pennel off waivers from the Packers last month, but then released him. Carr does not have the same injury concerns that Claiborne comes with, and Carr has been more consistent over the course of his career.

Claiborne was the sixth overall pick in the 2012 draft out of LSU. Claiborne was on the field for only 406 snaps, but that was due to the fact that he missed more than half the season with injuries. In those games, he has 151 tackles, four fumble recoveries, four interceptions and 27 defended passes.


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