This offseason, the Cleveland Browns devoted plenty of assets to bettering their protection. They signed John Johnson III and Troy Hill away from the Rams. They introduced Takkarist McKinley over from the Raiders and Malik Jackson from the Eagles. They drafted Greg Newsome II within the first spherical and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah within the second.
In addition they signed Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney’s a extremely fascinating participant. He was the No. 1 total choose within the 2014 NFL Draft, and whereas he has by no means actually lived as much as his promise as a pure go rusher, he is been a really efficient edge-setter and complementary strain man for a number of groups. He is additionally a little bit of a bodily marvel, having graded within the ninety fifth percentile amongst edge rushers within the SPARQ athleticism metric based mostly on his efficiency on the NFL Draft Mix.
So, he is aware of a freakishly-athletic participant when he sees one. And he sees one in his new teammate, Myles Garrett.
“It is humorous, I have not run into many guys like that within the Nationwide Soccer League but. It took me eight years to get right here to search out one other one like that, on protection, in any case,” Clowney stated Wednesday, per the Akron Beacon Journal. “Nevertheless it’s nice. Realizing what kind of man I am taking a look at, I do know he’ll ball and do his factor.”
Garrett graded within the 99th percentile on the 2017 mix, so, Clowney might be right. There are simply not many guys like him. When it comes to athleticism, Clowney beforehand performed with certainly one of them in Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. He and Garrett are in fact various kinds of gamers and Watt made a good larger degree of influence than Garrett has thus far in his profession, however that is no slight to Garrett, who seems like a perennial Professional Bowler and potential perennial All-Professional after he made the First Staff final season.