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Adrian Clayborns six sacks triggers $750,000 bonus

Adrian Clayborns six sacks triggers $750,000 bonus
Published On: Mon, Nov 13
Dec 20, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) runs in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears defensive back Adrian Amos (38) at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Adrian Clayborns monster day against the Cowboys helped trigger an incentive bonus in his contract worth nearly one million dollars.

The Falcons defeated the Cowboys on Sunday 27-7 thanks, in part, to a huge performance from Clayborn. The defensive end tormented Dallas offensive line and Dak Prescott all day on the way to a franchise record six sacks, one shy of the NFL record, which was set by Derrick Thomas.

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