Keenan Clayton LB ARI 7 Months

Cardinals signed LB Keenan Clayton to a one-year contract.

A fourth-round pick of the Eagles in 2010, Clayton fell out of the league last year. The nickel linebacker is a poor bet to survive final cuts with the Cardinals.

Keenan Clayton LB ARI Jun 12 '78

Raiders claimed LB Keenan Clayton off waivers from the Eagles.

Clayton tallied 31 tackles in 14 games last season. The large majority of his snaps in Oakland should come on special teams.

Keenan Clayton LB ARI Jun 11 '78

Eagles waived LB Keenan Clayton and TE Chase Ford.

A fourth-round pick in 2010, Clayton ended up appearing in only 21 games in two years, and saw just four defensive snaps in 2011. His fourth-round pedigree could lead to a waiver claim, but Clayton won't be more than a special teamer in 2012.

Keenan Clayton LB ARI May 04 '78

Eagles LB Keenan Clayton (hernia surgery) has reported to camp healthy.

Clayton underwent the surgery in late May, so it wasn't a given he'd be ready. With DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks now in tow in Philadelphia, Clayton will need a strong camp and preseason to hold his roster spot.

Keenan Clayton LB ARI Mar 03 '78

Eagles LB Keenan Clayton underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a sports hernia.

The recovery timetable for sports hernia surgeries can vary greatly. Clayton won't be guaranteed to be fully recovered in time for training camp. With the additions of DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks, his role in nickel packages figures to decrease regardless.

Keenan Clayton LB ARI Feb 10 '78

The Philadelphia Inquirer believes Eagles LB Keenan Clayton may have "one last summer to make a positive impression."

Expected to get "more of an opportunity" last season, Clayton instead saw all of four snaps on defense. With the Eagles in the process of revamping their linebacker corps, Clayton will need to turn in an extremely strong preseason to be assured of a roster spot.