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Adrian Clayborn

Adrian Clayborn - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 280 lbs.
Birthday 07/06/1988
Birthplace St. Louis, MO
College Iowa
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 20th pick by Buccaneers

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Weapons, protection for Freeman on Dominik’s mind

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
It would make sense for the Bucs to fill in the gaps on their defense in this year's draft, but GM Mark Dominik is cautioning observers to avoid getting caught up in the conventional wisdom.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Dominik believes Bucs are positioned to remain on the rise

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
With the surprisingly successful Buccaneers selecting 20th in the first round this year, GM Mark Dominik is happy with the flexibility he believes that spot should provide in late April.  

Bucs CB Barber staying in Tampa on one-year deal

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that CB Ronde Barber will return for his 2011 season, as he signed a one-year contract with the only team he has played for.

Re-signing OG Joseph a top priority for Bucs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
We hear ORG Davin Joseph, who is due to become a free agent at midnight on March 4 — barring a work stoppage — is the Buccaneers' top priority to re-sign.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Three added to defensive staff in Tampa Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Three new coaches were hired in Tampa Bay on Tuesday to help improve the Buccaneers' young and talented defensive line.

Bucs DT McCoy says offseason will be a grind

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy, who was in Dallas taking in some of the events leading up to the Super Bowl, earlier this week.

Bucs hire new O-line coach

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have named Pat Morris their offensive line coach, replacing Pete Mangurian, who was fired on Friday.

Buccaneers content with receiving corps

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear that the Buccaneers are feeling any urgency to add a veteran to their young receiving corps.

Bucs fire OL coach Mangurian

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers fired offensive-line coach Pete Mangurian on Friday. The firing reportedly was because of Mangurian's abrasive style and his not getting along with players.

Buccaneers promote Quarles to coordinator of pro scouting

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Former Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles, who has been serving as a pro scout for the club the past four years, has been promoted to the position of coordinator of pro scouting.

Backfield help for Blount a need for Bucs

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
LeGarrette Blount is a powerful back with a violent running style and, following his impressive rookie year, some observers are wondering if the Bucs need to invest in a complementary back to help share the load with him.

Bucs name Stukes special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers replaced special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia, who left to join the Chargers, with Dwayne Stukes.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 26, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive end Jeff Charleston to fill a roster spot that opened when Adrian Clayborn was placed on injured reserve Wednesday. Clayborn is out for the season after hurting his right knee during last Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.||||||| Coach Greg Schiano said Wednesday that third-year pro Daniel Te'o-Nesheim will move into Clayborn's starting right end position.
Posted April 29, 2011
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Adrian Clayborn to bolster their sagging pass rush. The former Iowa star was the fifth defensive end selected in the opening round of NFL draft and addresses what Bucs general manager Mark Dominik identified last week as the biggest need for a team that ranked 30th among 32 teams in sacks while going 10-6 and narrowly missing the playoffs last season.||||||| Clayborn is expected to contribute right away on a young defensive line that also features tackle Gerald McCoy, the No. 3 overall pick a year ago. "This guy is a productive player. He creates havoc on the football field. He helps other players around him become productive players," Dominik said.

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