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Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn Out Undergoing Surgery For Partially Torn Meniscus, Out 3-5 Weeks

Update:

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn will undergo surgery to trim a partially torn meniscus. The expectation is that Clayborn will miss 3-5 weeks following the procedure.

  • Falcons HC Dan Quinn told Sirius XM NFL Radio that Clayborn isn’t out for the year and will be back at some point this season.

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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn tore his MCL and partially tore his meniscus during Sunday’s game and is expected to miss at least a month.

  • According to Schefter, surgery for Clayborn’s knee injuries is considered likely.

Clayborn, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2011. He spent four years in Tampa Bay before signing on with the Falcons last year.

Atlanta brought Clayborn back on a two-year, $9 million contract this past March. He stands to make base salaries of $1.75 million and $3.75 million over the next two years.

In 2016, Clayborn has appeared in 11 games and recorded 20 tackles, 4.5 sacks and a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.

We’ll have more regarding Clayborn as the news is available.

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