21-Year-Old Linebacker – Houston Texans
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
It's crucial that IDP drafters double-check the positional designation their league gives to Clowney, as he might be listed as an LB rather than a DL, but if he secures DL eligibility he'll be a borde...
Jadeveon Clowney Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $22.272 million contract with the Texans in June of 2014.
Clowney was able to practice Monday when the Texans suited up in pads for the first time in training camp, CSN Houston reports.
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Jadeveon Clowney: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Clowney, who underwent sports hernia surgery in June, said Friday that he hopes to be green-lighted by next Saturday, which would allow him to take part in the team's first preseason practice.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)At the time of the surgery, head coach Bill O'Brien said Clowney should be healthy for training camp, but Clowney sounds less certain. He'll have a month to continue his rehab and noted he needs to make progress learning the Texans' system and his new defensive position.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Clowney has been learning the linebacker position at OTAs, but this process will be at least temporarily halted. Although he'll miss next week's mandatory minicamp, the ailment isn't expected to force him to miss training camp in late July, nor will it jeopardize his availability for the start of the regular season.
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Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Clowney's rookie contract also includes a fifth year option and a $14.518 million signing bonus. This year's No. 1 overall pick, Clowney is expected to play outside linebacker in Houston's 3-4 defensive scheme, while serving as a defensive end in nickel formations. Gifted with 4.5 speed at 6-5, 266 pounds, Clowney figures to wreak havoc in opposing backfields and should immediately represent an IDP difference-maker with great sack potential.
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