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Ben Claxton | Center

Team: Arizona Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (36) / 7/30/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 300
College: Mississippi
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 5 (157) / DEN

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Cardinals re-signed C Ben Claxton to a one-year contract.
The 29-year-old journeyman did not draw a qualifying offer last week, so the Birds are bringing him back on a cheaper deal. He'll back up Lyle Sendlein if he makes the team. Thu, Mar 11, 2010 09:52:00 PM

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Cardinals signed C Ben Claxton to a reserve/future contract.

The 28-year-old journeyman will battle for an offseason roster spot.
Fri, Jan 16, 2009 09:29:00 AM

The Lions signed C Ben Claxton to their practice squad Monday.

Claxton, a 28-year-old journeyman who was released by Seattle last month, filled a spot vacated by G Matt Butler.
Tue, Sep 9, 2008 10:18:00 AM

Seahawks waived C Ben Claxton, C Nick Jones, DBs Jamar Adams and Kelin Johnson, QB Dalton Bell, DT Kevin Brown, WRs Michael Bumpus and Trent Shelton, T Kyle Williams, and DE Nu'u Tafisi.

Claxton can resume plans to go to law school. The rest can try to catch on elsewhere.
Sat, Aug 30, 2008 08:14:00 PM

Seahawks signed C Ben Claxton.

Claxton was in the process of taking the LSAT before signing with Seattle. That's probably an undertaking he shouldn't forget about.
Sun, Aug 3, 2008 08:26:00 PM

Raiders waived/injured OL Ben Claxton.

Claxton, who knew offensive coordinator Greg Knapp from their time together in Atlanta, was trying to make the ballclub as a reserve at center and guard.
Tue, Aug 14, 2007 05:42:00 PM

Raiders claimed C Ben Claxton off waivers from the Falcons.

Claxton's athleticism is considered a fit for zone blocking, and Oakland is installing the scheme this season. He'll battle for a backup job.
Sun, May 6, 2007 11:09:00 PM

Falcons released G/C Ben Claxton and RB Butchie Wallace.

Claxton, once an athletic zone-blocking prospect, never found his niche in Atlanta. Wallace was an NFL Europa star and could be headed back.
Wed, May 2, 2007 03:16:00 PM

G/C Ben Claxton could have an increased role in 2006.

He's not expected to oust Matt Lehr to start, but Claxton will likely be the Falcons third guard and possibly their top backup at center.
Tue, May 16, 2006 11:40:00 AM

Falcons claimed G Ben Claxton (Pittsburgh Steelers), S Omare Lowe (Seattle Seahawks), DE Benard Thomas (Jacksonville Jaguars) and CB Leigh Torrence (Green Bay Packers) off waivers.

It's surprising to see a team as good as Atlanta claim so many players. They obviously still have depth issues.
Mon, Sep 5, 2005 02:49:00 PM

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