Keenan Clayton LB OAK Aug 31 '12
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 OAK Jul 24 '12
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 OAK May 23 '12
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 OAK May 01 '12
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.