Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with former defensive tackle Adrian Clayborn on a one-year contract. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Clayborn’s deal is worth up to $4 million. ESPN first reported the signing. During his three year stint with the Falcons, Clayborn played for the Falcons from 2015-17 and recorded 58 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss plus 17 sacks.
In Week 10 of the 2017 regular season, Clayborn sacked Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott six times and set the team’s single game sack record. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
Clayborn recently played for the New England Patriots in 2018. He tallied 11 tackles, 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
Throughout his career, the 6-foot-3, 280-pound Clayborn has appeared in 95 games with 41 starts, totaling 32.5 sacks and 90 quarterback hits.