OLB Jadeveon Clowney - Houston Texans

6-6, 274Born: 2-14-1993College: South CarolinaDrafted: Round 1, pick 1 (2014)

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Summary

Jadeveon Clowney received the franchise tag this year to remain with the team as they work toward a possible multi-year contract. The team and Clowney have yet to agree to a long-term extension, fueling rumors that Houston could trade him away before the season begins. It's hard to imagine that happening while the Texans believe they are in a competitive window to win. In addition to generating sacks himself, Clowney helps take some of the blocking pressure off of J.J. Watt. A similar season of just under double digit sacks and 50 combined tackles is likely for the edge rusher. (May 20)

FBG Staff Rankings

OLB Redraft - 69, 16, 16, 56
OLB Dynasty - 57, 16, 16, 50, 52

Stats and Projections

YEARGTKLASTSCKFFFRINTPDTD
2016 HOU 14.0 40.0 12.0 6 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0
2017 HOU 16.0 41.0 18.0 9.5 2.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.0
2018 HOU 15.0 37.0 10.0 9 1.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
2019 PROJ-Rudnicki 16.0 44.0 * * * * * * *
2019 PROJ-Norton 16.0 43.0 * * * * * * *

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Latest News

Texans | Jadeveon Clowney won't get new deal (Mon Jul 15, 08:19 AM) - Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney will not get a deal done before the deadline Monday, July 15, for franchise tag players to sign long-term contracts.

Our View: Clowney was not expected to get a new deal prior to Monday's deadline for franchise-tagged players. With the Texans failing to reach an agreement, Clowney is likely to stay away from some training camp activities then play out the season in what could be his last year in Houston. The team was probably hesitant to shell out big money for Clowney because of his extensive injury history. He's only played a 16-game season once in five years as a pro.
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Texans | Deadline approaching for Jadeveon Clowney (Mon Jul 15, 02:26 AM) - Houston Texans DE/LB Jadeveon Clowney was offered the $15.967 million tag on March 4, but he has yet to sign it. He has been looking for a long-term extension, and the deadline to sign franchise-tagged players to a multi-year contract is coming up on Monday, July 15 at 4 p.m. ET.

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2019 Schedule

1@ New Orleans Saints
2vs Jacksonville Jaguars
3@ Los Angeles Chargers
4vs Carolina Panthers
5vs Atlanta Falcons
6@ Kansas City Chiefs
7@ Indianapolis Colts
8vs Oakland Raiders
9@ Jacksonville Jaguars
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