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Cowboys draft Morris Claiborne, who admits he ‘blew off’ the Wonderlic

The Dallas Cowboys were so enamored with LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne that they were willing to trade up eight spots to get him at No. 6 overall in Thursday’s first round of the NFL draft. The move cost the Cowboys their No. 14 overall pick and their second-round pick — No. 45 overall — which now belong to St. Louis. But when a general manager and coach find a player they believe is the most talented at a position of need, that cost is merely a means to an end.
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