Clayborn, 29, is a veteran of seven NFL seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2011-14) and the Atlanta Falcons (2015-17). The 6-foot-3, 280-pounder originally entered the NFL as a first-round draft pick (20th overall) by Tampa Bay in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Iowa. He signed with Atlanta as an unrestricted free agent from Tampa Bay on March 12, 2015.
Clayborn has played in 81 NFL games with 49 starts and has registered 167 total tackles, 30 sacks, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. He has also played in three postseason games with two starts with two total tackles. Last season with Atlanta, he played in all 16 games with two starts and finished with a career-high 9½ sacks.