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Report: Clayton to be traded or released

Mark Clayton's days with the Ravens could be numbered.

The Ravens are shopping the wide receiver after signing T.J. Houshmandzadeh early Monday, according to Sirius Radio's Ross Tucker. If Clayton can't be traded, the Ravens will release the 2005 first-round pick, according to the report.

The Kansas City Chiefs had previously expressed interest in Clayton.Clayton's catches have dropped the past three seasons. His 34 receptions last season were a career low.

He was the 22nd pick in the 2005 NFL draft. Before sustaining a concussion in the third preseason game, Clayton had one of his better offseasons with the Ravens.

Coach John Harbaugh had expressed optimism that Clayton would be ready to play in the season opener.

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