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Don Barclay | Tackle | #62

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/18/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 295
College: West Virginia
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Lions signed OL Don Barclay.
Barclay is a Swiss-army knife who can fill in all along the offensive line. He's also an ex-Packer, and the Lions are headed to Green Bay for Week 9. Tue, Oct 31, 2017 04:02:00 PM

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Free agent OL Don Barclay worked out for the Lions on Wednesday.

Barclay was let go by the Packers on Tuesday after spending the first month of the year on injured reserve. He logged 196 snaps at three different positions last season and would add some versatility to Detroit's offensive line.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 06:43:00 PM

Packers released OL Don Barclay from injured reserve.

Barclay suffered an ankle injury in the preseason. A longtime Packers reserve, Barclay is capable of playing all along the offense line. 2017 is his age-28 season.
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 05:35:00 PM

Packers placed OG Don Barclay on injured reserve/designated to return.

That opens up a roster spot for Ahmad Brooks. Barclay went down with a foot injury in Green Bay's first preseason game. He'll be spelled at right guard by Jahri Evans.
Sun, Sep 3, 2017 06:30:00 PM

Packers OG Don Barclay exited the preseason opener with an ankle injury.

Barclay could not put any weight on the leg as he was helped off the field, and he had to ride the cart into the locker room. We should know more soon, but it looks like he could be dealing with a serious injury.
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 09:27:00 PM

Packers OLs Don Barclay, Kyle Murphy, and Lucas Patrick are expected to compete for the starting job at right guard.

After RG T.J. Lang left to sign a free-agent deal with the Lions, the Packers are looking to replace a longtime starting guard for the second year in a row. Barclay was re-signed to a one-year, $1.3 million deal in March but has largely disappointed when pressed into snaps. Murphy was a sixth-round pick last year. Green Bay could look to take a lineman early in this weekend's draft.
Mon, Apr 24, 2017 11:11:00 AM

Packers re-signed G/C Don Barclay to a one-year, $1.3 million contract.

Barclay can play all across the line, though he's not very good at any particular spot. With J.C. Tretter off to Cleveland, Barclay is the top interior backup.
Thu, Mar 9, 2017 08:16:00 PM

Packers RG Don Barclay left Week 11 against the Redskins with a shoulder injury.

Barclay was sidelined to start the second half and didn't return. Jason Spriggs replaced Barclay.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 10:35:00 PM

Packers agreed to terms with T/G Don Barclay.

Barclay made five spot starts last season, struggling mightily and allowing nine sacks while seeing action at both tackle positions. The Packers are hopeful that Barclay will return to pre-injury form another year removed his 2014 ACL tear. When healthy, Barclay has the ability to play all five positions on the offensive line. Barclay turns 27 years old later this month.
Sun, Apr 17, 2016 07:15:00 PM

Packers re-signed restricted free agent OL Don Barclay to a one-year, $1.542 million contract.

Barclay missed all of 2014 with a torn ACL, but started 14 games in 2013. He's capable of playing any position along the line, and will be a key piece of depth in 2015.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 01:47:00 PM

Packers extended an original-round tender to restricted free agent G/T Don Barclay.

The tender is worth $1.542 million. He missed all of last season with a torn ACL, but is a key reserve for the Packers. Barclay can play any position along the line.
Tue, Mar 10, 2015 01:14:00 PM

Packers placed G/T Don Barclay on injured reserve with a torn ACL, ending his season.

Coming off a season where he started 15 games at right tackle, Barclay is capable of playing anywhere along the line. His loss is a big hit to the Packers' depth. Heading into his age-25 season, Barclay will be a restricted free agent next spring.
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 05:59:00 PM

Packers G/T Don Barclay reportedly suffered a torn ACL during practice Tuesday.

A super sub that can play anywhere on the line, Barclay's loss will be a hit to the Packers' depth. Derek Sherrod will likely become Green Bay's swing tackle, while Lane Taylor will serve as the primary backup at guard.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 04:44:00 PM

Packers G/T Don Barclay was carted off the field Tuesday with a knee injury.

Barclay is being evaluated, but it doesn't sound good for the Packers' super sub. He started 15 games at right tackle last season and can play anywhere along the line. Derek Sherrod and Cory Linsley will be the sixth and seventh linemen if Barclay is to miss extended time. Green Bay can't afford more injuries up front.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 03:12:00 PM

ESPN Packers blogger Rob Demovsky believes OL Don Barclay could be the team's top reserve lineman at "several positions."

Barclay filled in for Bryan Bulaga at right tackle last season, but was ineffective. "Donny has the ability to potentially play five positions on the offensive line," coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday. "I don't know how many guys you can say that about." Barclay has seen time at both guard and tackle this spring, and may even take reps at center.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 10:43:00 PM

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