FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with Adrian Clayborn on a one-year contract, reuniting with their former pass rusher.
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Clayborn played for the Falcons from 2015-17 and was an important part of Atlanta's Super Bowl defense. During that time, Clayborn recorded 58 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss and 17 sacks.
In a 27-7 home win against the Cowboys in Week 10 of the 2017 season, Clayborn sacked Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott six times, the most in a single game in Falcons franchise history. The performance earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Clayborn was most recently with the New England Patriots, who he signed with following the 2017 season. A part of the team's defensive line rotation, Clayborn had 11 tackles, 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
DE Adrian Clayborn is returning to play in Atlanta after agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with the Falcons.