Ngakoue trade could helps Clowney
Earlier this week the Vikings shocked all of us and making a trade for Yannick Ngakou and moving past Clowney. But this isn't all back for Clowney as he has not moved off his asking price.
Clowney has been offered by the Browns, Seahawks, and the Titans.
ESPN NFL insider Jeremy Fowler reported Aug. 16 that Clowney was entering a pivotal stretch with this fall on the horizon. According to Fowler, Clowney refused to budge on a steep asking price, aligning with the Graziano report. "There are no indications that Jadveon Clowney is ready to sign today," Fowler said on ESPN's SportsCenter. "This could push up right up until Week 1. I've spoken to several teams who say they believe his asking price is still around $17 million per year. He's been pretty quiet, but nobody is willing to pay that right now.
Clowney, who turned 27 on Feb. 14, made $15 million with the Seahawks in 2019. With 11 starts through 13 games in Seattle, Clowney compiled 21 tackles (seven for loss), three sacks (13 quarterback hits), four forced fumbles (two recoveries) and one interception for a touchdown (three pass breakups).
The 6-foot-5, 255-pounder went to the Seahawks after the Texans traded him before the regular season started Aug. 31 for a 2020 NFL Draft third-round pick, pass rusher Barkevious Mingo and linebacker Jacob Martin. Through 62 games with 55 starts in Houston from 2014-18, Clowney racked up 151 tackles (64 for loss), 29 sacks (67 quarterback hits), four forced fumbles and six recoveries (two touchdowns) and 11 pass breakups.
The Texans selected Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. At South Carolina from 2011-13, Clowney recorded 24 sacks, nine forced fumbles (one recovery) and seven pass breakups.