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Morris Claiborne

Cowboys CB Scandrick out for season with torn knee ligaments

OXNARD, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys' defensive backs gathered in a circle after practice to hope and pray for good news for cornerback Orlando Scandrick, but the worst was confirmed late Tuesday night. "It's just unfortunate," Scandrick said. "But I'll be back stronger than ever." The starting cornerback will undergo surgery and miss the season after an MRI showed a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. The exam confirmed his own diagnosis after he went down late in Tuesday's practice. "He said immediately 'It's my ACL. I know it. It's gone,' " secondary coach Jerome Henderson said. Scandrick returned to practice Thursday,...