FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A key pass rusher for the Atlanta Falcons during their last Super Bowl season will return to the team.
The Falcons announced Tuesday they have agreed to terms with Adrian Clayborn on a one-year contract for the 2019 NFL season.
Clayborn returns to Atlanta after playing with the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots in 2018.
In New England, Clayborn had 11 tackles, 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
Clayborn spent 3 seasons with Atlanta from 2015 to 2017, and was a key member of the Falcons’ Super Bowl defense. He recorded 58 tackles, 18 tackles for losses and 17 sacks in those three seasons.