or who has yet to make a name for himself. (Remember Austin Carr ?) Newcomers to watch: DLs Danny Shelton and Adrian Clayborn . The Patriots weren't quite undone by a lack of pass rush last season -- ask Malcolm Butler what he thinks the
Is any position group more stacked than the Philadelphia Eagles' defensive line, led by Fletcher Cox and Brandon Graham? Chris Wesseling lists the seven deepest position groups in the NFL.
The Jaguars' roster is loaded, but can Blake Bortles rise to the occasion? Do the Patriots have a problem area on defense? What do the Texans need in order to break through? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the biggest weak spot for each AFC team.
pieces of the defense. But so far, so good. A lot of guys that have come in from different organizations, like AC ( Adrian Clayborn ), he's picked it up and we're able to run with it and we're able to play a lot faster." Looking at the current
Former Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn was acquired by the New England Patriots during free agency. In 2017 he had 9.5 sacks, 17 QB hits, and six tackles for loss. During the Week 10 vs. Cowboys game, he had 6.0 sacks which made him the most by any player in a game in 2017.
helping try to fill in for Smith last season during a Week 10 tilt against the Falcons that saw Atlanta pass rusher Adrian Clayborn explode for an extraordinary six sacks. Bell can also play left guard, but looms as sub-starter material. The
Patriots Projected compensatory picks: Two in Round 3; one apiece in Rounds 6 and 7. Key free-agent additions: DE Adrian Clayborn (Falcons), RB Jeremy Hill (Bengals). The skinny: These compensatory picks are fairly cut and dried with the
Curtis Conway reveals his mock draft 1.0 and projects three quarterbacks to go in the top five picks. His first-round forecast also calls for a surprising slide for Derwin James.
overall pick -- and whatever else it might take -- to make up for it? Atlanta Falcons: How will the defense replace Adrian Clayborn and Dontari Poe ? For the Falcons this draft, the focus should be on the front seven. Though Atlanta spent its first
close to the vest, neglecting to drop dollars on big-name wideouts or edge rushers to replace Taylor Gabriel or Adrian Clayborn , respectively. A Super Bowl roster that underwhelmed in its attempt to return to the Land of Roman Numerals, the
to sit, and his replacement, Chaz Green , proceeded to give up sack after sack after sack to Falcons pass rusher Adrian Clayborn . The uneasiness on Dak Prescott 's blind side seemed to spook the young QB, and Dallas' season spiraled from there
groin injury and his replacements, Chaz Green and Byron Bell , gave up a stunning six sacks to Falcons pass rusher Adrian Clayborn in a 27-7 blowout loss . Smith said this weekend the rehab he's been doing this offseason has him optimistic there
An Ohio State linebacker could make a whole lot of sense. PICK 26 Maurice Hurst - DT, Michigan Dontari Poe and Adrian Clayborn are gone, and Ahtyba Rubin remains unsigned. Hurst is an elite interior pass rusher who has the smarts to get on
three-year, $9.75 million contract that includes $5.5 million fully guaranteed, according to Over the Cap. Adrian Clayborn , DE: Signed a two-year, $10 million contract that includes $5.5 million guaranteed, per Over the Cap. Jeremy
bargain bin. The team acquired Danny Shelton , Cordarrelle Patterson and Jason McCourty via trade, while adding Adrian Clayborn and Jeremy Hill as value-priced free agents. The newbies not only upgrade the Patriots ' overall talent and athleticism
late last week and into the weekend, trading for returner and possible deep threat Cordarrelle Patterson and signing Adrian Clayborn , Jeremy Hill and Matt Tobin . Still, the biggest hole from a mini free agency exodus still looms -- who is going
Slight dip for the Falcons , who have taken it on the chin thus far in free agency. Nothing horrible, but losing Adrian Clayborn and Taylor Gabriel -- two solid and occasionally spectacular performers -- does put a dent in matters. ( SEE
The Patriots have dipped their hand into the free-agent pool. New England signed open-market defensive end Adrian Clayborn , a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Friday. The team later confirmed the signing. Set to turn 30 in
Washington is keeping one of its best players. Linebacker Zach Brown is returning to the Redskins on a three-year, $24 million deal. What other free agency news are we following?
eventual Super Bowl champions. The Falcons could certainly use more beef on the defensive line, where Dontari Poe and Adrian Clayborn are likely to leave in free agency. The offensive line got pushed around too much in short-yardage situations
Before the free agency frenzy kicks off, Gregg Rosenthal spotlights some NFL trends that will impact this year's open market -- like a trade tsunami that's being spearheaded by the Browns and Rams.
but there's still a ton of room for improvement. Good fit. PICK 26 Maurice Hurst - DT, Michigan Dontari Poe , Adrian Clayborn and Ahtyba Rubin are all veteran free agents this offseason. Hurst is an elite interior pass rusher who has the smarts
NFL free agency begins on March 14. Who'll be available for the plucking? Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling have combined their personal rankings to formulate NFL.com's Top 101 Free Agents of 2018.
NFL free agency officially begins at 4 p.m. ET on March 14. Here is a team-by-team listing of the players set to hit the open market.
Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling reveal the NFL's top 101 free agents of 2018.