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Thomas Clayton

Thomas Clayton - #31 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 222 lbs.
Birthday 04/26/1984
Birthplace Alexandria, VA
College Kansas State
Years played 4
Drafted 2007, 6th round, 12th pick by 49ers

Cardinals release 12; place OT Brown on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Cardinals cut their roster to 75 players on Friday night and placed OT Levi Brown on injured reserve.

Cardinals sign Clayton, Ohrnberger

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that the team has signed RB Thomas Clayton and OG-C Rich Ohrnberger.

Hillis' absence looms large for punchless Browns

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
His future in Cleveland is uncertain, but this much is certain about Peyton Hillis: The Browns need him to return this season, and he needs to get back on the field, as well.

Browns add RB Clayton

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Browns have signed RB Thomas Clayton, Clayton's agent, J.R. Rickert, said on his website Tuesday.

Patriots add RB Clayton, DL Moore

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed RB Thomas Clayton late Wednesday and signed DL Eric Moore on Thursday while releasing LB Pierre Woods.

Reports: Browns waive RB Davis, claim RB Clayton

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
The Browns waived RB James Davis and claimed RB Thomas Clayton off waivers from New England, multiple media outlets reported Monday.   

Patriots sign S Brown, release Clayton

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed safety Sergio Brown to the 53-man roster from the practice squad today and released RB Thomas Clayton.

Patriots sign RB Clayton

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed RB Thomas Clayton to their 53-man roster on Thursday and released OL Quinn Ojinnaka.

Patriots re-sign Clayton, cut Stapleton

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Patriots switched gears Wednesday, re-signing RB Thomas Clayton and releasing OG Darnell Stapleton.


Posted Aug. 01, 2012
The Cardinals have signed Clayton.||||||| Clayton appeared in three games with the Cleveland Browns last season. In 2010, he played in one game for New England and two with the Browns.
Posted Dec. 02, 2010
The Patriots claimed Clayton on waivers from the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Clayton was with the Patriots in training camp after signing on June 11. He was released on Sept. 4 then signed to Cleveland's practice squad 10 days later. The Patriots then signed him to their 53-player roster on Sept. 30 but released him on Oct. 23. The Browns then re-signed him on Oct. 26.
Posted Sept. 13, 2009
Clayton was placed on the IR with a knee injury.|||||||
Posted Dec. 13, 2008
The 49ers signed Clayton from the practice squad to the active roster.||||||| Clayton has spent both of his NFL seasons on the 49ers' practice squad after the club drafted him in the sixth round out of Kansas State. He has performed well in the preseason twice, but couldn't win a spot on San Francisco's roster.
Posted Jan. 14, 2008
Clayton was signed to future contracts by the 49ers on Monday.||||||| Clayton, a sixth-round pick from Kansas State last spring, was the NFL's leading rusher in the preseason before spending the season on the practice squad. He could compete for a roster spot as Frank Gore's backup next season if Maurice Hicks leaves as an unrestricted free agent.