Jadeveon Clowney RUMORS & NEWS

  • How the Texans can solve the Jadeveon Clowney contract quandary

    CBS Sports "The Texans picked up Jadeveon Clowney's fifth-year option recently, comfortably ahead of the May 2 deadline. The option will pay Clowney, the top overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, $13.846 million in 2018 and is guaranteed for injury upon exercise. This fifth year becomes fully guaranteed early..." April 21

  • Texans exercise fifth-year option on Jadeveon Clowney's contract

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans have exercised the fifth-year option on defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, the first overall pick in 2014, was entering the last year of his four-year contract. Now he's under contract through the 2018 season. General manager Rick Smith usually extends players with one year..." April 14

  • Clowney's dad pleads guilty in 2015 shootout

    The Record "The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney pleaded guilty in a shootout outside an adult club two years ago. David Morgan, Clowney's father, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and possession of deadly weapon by a felon, according to York County Judicial records. He was..." February 10

  • Jadeveon Clowney had minor knee surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The only minor surgery is the one that is performed on someone else. Or in the case of Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, on the other knee. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Clowney withdrew from the Pro Bowl to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. That’s not..." January 26

  • Texans’ DE Jadeveon Clowney says he still must improve

    Fanrag Sports "Houston Texans’ DE Jadeveon Clowney finally lived up to his status as the first overall pick in the draft, making it to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career. He helped the Texans get to the postseason – where they beat the Raiders – even without star pass rusher JJ Watt. It was a breakout..." January 24

  • Jadeveon Clowney was fined for tackling Tom Brady

    Sporting News "As if an AFC divisional loss to the Patriots wasn't painful enough for the Texans and defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, the NFL on Friday fined the Pro Bowl defensive end for unnecessary roughness against Tom Brady. Clowney's hit on the New England quarterback cost him $18,231, as first reported..." January 21

  • Jadeveon Clowney: I hope we blitz Raiders QB Connor Cook all game

    ESPN "You just know Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney began salivating the moment the Oakland Raiders announced rookie quarterback Connor Cook would be making his first career start in Saturday’s AFC wild card. "I hope we blitz him all game," Clowney said this week. "I don’t know, that’s up..." January 06

  • Texans' Lamar Miller, Jadeveon Clowney out for Sunday

    Houston Chronicle "Clowney didn't practice all week. He has been dealing with wrist and elbow injuries, missing just one game as he recorded a career-high six sacks while wearing a large brace on his arm. Texans outside linebacker John Simon returned from a pectoral injury against the Bengals after missing four..." December 31

  • Jadeveon Clowney loves to be blocked by tight ends

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans have moved Jadeveon Clowney from linebacker to defensive end in 2016, where it’s often a greater challenge to make an impact in a 3-4 system. Clowney is definitely making an impact this year; he makes more of it when he gets a chance to line up across from a tight end. That chance..." December 17

  • Texans say Jadeveon Clowney will play against Colts

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans played without defensive end Jadeveon Clowney while they slumped to a third straight loss in Green Bay last weekend, but they expect to have him back against the Colts this Sunday. Clowney is dealing with elbow and wrist injuries and didn’t practice on Wednesday before returning to..." December 09

  • Jadeveon Clowney ruled out at Green Bay

    Pro Football Talk "During his first two NFL seasons, Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney missed 15 games with injuries and fell short of expectations. But this year, Cloweny has stayed healthy and become the difference-maker on defense the Texans hoped he’d be. Unfortunately, now Clowney is hurt again. The..." December 03