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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Bucs' pass rush coming up short

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
With Adrian Clayborn sidelined since a Week Three injury, Gerald McCoy and Michael Bennett have struggled to pick up the pass-rushing slack.

Bucs' Bennett becomes even more critical cog on 'D'

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Buccaneers DLE Michael Bennett is well on his way to a career year after recording three sacks in the first three games.

Bucs add DE Charleston

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed DE Jeff Charleston and placed DE Adrian Clayborn on injured reserve.

Bucs lose DE Clayborn for the season

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Buccaneers second-year DE Adrian Clayborn will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Bucs happy with DE Clayborn's effort

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Effort has been an issue for the Buccaneers, but Adrian Clayborn's motor is running at a high level.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Mike Martz needs to make sure OTs J'Marcus Webb and Lance Louis get plenty of help against Tampa Bay's pass rush.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup for Sunday's Buccaneers-Vikings game.

Young Bucs D-line not yet at full strength

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
There is tempered excitement at Bucs' training camp about the team's highly touted young group of defensive linemen, including DT Gerald McCoy.

Bucs ink most of their 2011 rookie class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers became the first team to sign a 2011 first-round draft choice when they agreed to terms with DE Adrian Clayborn on Wednesday morning.

Bucs show commitment to D-line, calculated risk with Bowers pick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers may have given themselves an initial boost with their second-round pick, but there are concerns that the gains will not be long lasting.

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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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