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- Adrian Clayborn recorded six sacks against the Cowboys on Sunday, just the fourth such game in the history of the NFL.
- The dominant performance brought his season total from two sacks to eight, earning him a $750,000 performance bonus.
- Clayborn took full advantage of the absence of Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith, who was sidelined due to injury.
Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn had a historic game on Sunday, and by the time it was over, he had also provided a significant boost to his bank account.
Clayborn is making a base salary of $3.75 million this season, but according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, his contract includes a performance incentive: an additional $750,000 for recording at least eight sacks in a season. The Iowa product entered Sunday with just two on the year, but he quadrupled that total with some help from the Cowboys, downing Dak Prescott in the backfield a whopping six times.
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Adrian Clayborn out here collecting sacks like they were trading cards...