Claiborne, Melton and Escobar to sit tonight
08/23/2014 4:46 PM
08/23/2014 4:46 PM
Cornerback Morris Claiborne (shoulder) and defensive tackle Henry Melton (groin) are among the players who will not play for the Cowboys tonight.
Cornerback Sterling Moore (groin) is expected to play.
Tight end Gavin Escobar injured his shoulder during last week’s game but had practiced all week. He is expected to sit out as a precaution.
Cornerback B.W. Webb (hip), safety Matt Johnson (hamstring/back), safety Jeff Heath, cornerback Johnny Thomas, linebacker Orie Lemon, offensive tackle Darrion Weems (shoulder) and defensive tackle Terrell McClain (high ankle) also are expected to sit out tonight’s game.
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