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Clinton McDonald | Defensive Lineman | #98

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 297
College: Memphis
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 7 (249) / CIN
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Bucs placed DT Clinton McDonald on injured reserve with a pectoral injury, ending his season.
McDonald has been an every-week starter for the Bucs for each of the past two seasons. The 28 year old offers some heat from the interior. McDonald is signed cheaply through 2017, and should be back with the Bucs next season. Tue, Nov 3, 2015 04:25:00 PM

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Buccaneers signed DT Clinton McDonald for four years, $12 million.

It is quite a turnaround for a player released by the Seahawks during training camp last season. McDonald was re-signed by the Hawks after Week 1 and posted 5.5 sacks and 42 tackles in the regular season.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Seahawks re-signed DT Clinton McDonald.

McDonald was released by the Seahawks during final cuts, but will be brought back to provide depth with DT Jordan Hill (biceps) ruled out for Week 2. Brandon Mebane (ankle) and Tony McDaniel (groin) are also dealing with injuries.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 02:00:00 PM

Seahawks waived or released DT Clinton McDonald, WR Phil Bates, DT Michael Brooks, DT Dewayne Cherrington, WR Arceto Clark, TE Darren Fells and DB Winston Guy.

McDonald appeared in 14 games last season, making 25 tackles. Darren, the brother of Daniel, is a converted basketball player who has now been cut twice in three months.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 07:14:00 PM

Seahawks re-signed exclusive rights free agent DT Clinton McDonald to a one-year contract.

The former seventh-round pick appeared in 14 games as a run stopper last season, playing 298 snaps. He'll return to a reserve role.
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 05:58:00 PM

Seahawks acquired DT Clinton McDonald from the Bengals in exchange for CB Kelly Jennings.

The Bengals got the better end of the deal in terms of talent, but McDonald has a much lower salary than Jennings and could contribute in a rotation. A seventh-round pick in 2009 out of Memphis, McDonald was enjoying his best training camp as a pro in Cincinnati. He'll slot in as a backup "3-technique" in Seattle with a realistic shot of making the final 53.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 02:56:00 PM

Bengals signed DT Clinton McDonald and waived DB Rico Murray.

McDonald had been on the practice squad. He's needed with Tank Johnson banged up. Murray should re-sign with the practice squad after clearing waivers.
Mon, Nov 8, 2010 03:21:00 PM

Bengals waived DL Clinton McDonald.

The seventh-round pick out of Memphis never had much of a shot with the Bengals so deep along the interior of their defensive line.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 03:58:00 PM

Bengals signed seventh-round DT Clinton McDonald to a four-year contract.

McDonald, a penetrating prospect from Memphis, faces an uphill battle to make the Bengals' roster. He'll have to beat out at least one of Jason Shirley and Jonathan Fanene behind Pat Sims, Domata Peko, and Tank Johnson.
Mon, Jun 22, 2009 12:22:00 PM

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