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Neauxla
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Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


What do you think happened to Michael Clayton?

He started out his NFL career on a tear w/ 80 catches, 1193 yds, and 7 touchdowns his rookie year and then he fell off the map. Was it his injuries? lack of drive? or inconsistent QB play in Tampa that led to his demise?







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Cincinnati Bowtie
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Yes to all but motivation.





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TigerATC06
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


ALways wondered this. Only thing I can think of is lack of drive. The inconsistent QB play would have hurt him for several years. However, if he was talented enough/worked hard enough, another NFL team better QB play would have loved to have him as their #2





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Brettesaurus Rex
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


Larry Firzgerald laughs at your inconsistent QB play excuse





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bbap
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


quote:

Yes to all but motivation.


yes to motivation too.






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BilJ
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


he liked to party.....a lot





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3HourTour
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


Saban made him quit






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Cajun Revolution
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


Heard he partied and was an alcoholic- which was his main problem.





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Ignignot
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Heard he partied and was an alcoholic- which was his main problem.


looked like he got a little heavy in the pros too






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TheCaterpillar
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


Troubles with alcoholism which led to poor conditioning and weight gain.

I sat in a suite with him in Tiger Stadium in 2008 at the UGA game (awful game) and he cleared an entire bottle of Grey Goose by halftime and also was obviously paying for about 10 guys in his entourage to do the same.

Didn't even seem that intoxicated TBH. Really nice guy too.



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sicboy
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I loved watching him in '03.





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Bryon Bojengles III
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I loved watching him in '03.


If you thought devery could lay the wood blocking, Michael was 10x better






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Dodd
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Once in the league, he was always being covered by Michael Clayton. Hard to get open





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gjackx
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


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Heard he partied and was an alcoholic- which was his main problem.

I always heard that Monday nights at Mike's place in tampa is where the party was at






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LUS Tiger in FL
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


Fantasia was his downfall...

But yeah he partied a lot!






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dukke v
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re: Michael Clayton - What happened to him?


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What do you think happened to Michael Clayton? He started out his NFL career on a tear w/ 80 catches, 1193 yds, and 7 touchdowns his rookie year and then he fell off the map. Was it his injuries? lack of drive? or inconsistent QB play in Tampa that led to his demise?



He met a guy named Jack Daniels and it took its toll on him..[So I have heard]






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GeauxGus
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... really great movie .. you should check it out ...





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