Falcons Sign DT Terrell McClain To One-Year, $4M Deal


Jordan Schultz is reporting that veteran DT Terrell McClain has agreed to terms with the Falcons on Friday.

  • According to Andrew Brandt, McClain receives a one-year deal worth over $4 million and includes a $500,000 signing bonus.

The Cowboys, Dolphins and 49ers all met with McClain in recent days, but it looks like the Falcons managed to close the deal.

McClain, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Panthers back in 2011. He lasted just over a year in Carolina before he was waived at the start of the 2012 season and later signed by the Patriots.

McClain later caught on with the Texans and spent two years in Houston before the Cowboys signed him to a three-year contract in 2014. The Redskins gave McClain a four-year, $21 million contract last year and he was set to make base salaries of $3.25 million and $4 million over the next two years of the agreement when Washington released him a few weeks ago.

In 2017, McClain appeared in 12 games for the Redskins and recorded 20 tackles, two sacks, and a fumble recovery. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 120 interior defensive lineman out of 122 qualifying players.

We had him featured in our Top 50 Available 2018 NFL Free Agents list.


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