The Tennessee Titans are putting considered one of their highest-paid gamers on injured reserve, as the crew introduced on Saturday that pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney can be positioned on IR as a consequence of a knee damage. Clowney might be compelled to overlook the following three weeks, however could possibly be out longer. In eight video games to date this season, the previous No. 1 general decide has recorded 19 mixed tackles, one compelled fumble and 6 quarterback hits — however no sacks.
Earlier this month, it was reported that Clowney was coping with a meniscus situation in his knee that would price him a while shifting ahead. It is unclear if he might be present process surgical procedure at this level, nevertheless it does stay a chance.
Clowney spent months on the open market earlier than signing a monster, $12 million deal with the Titans that reportedly had a max worth of $15 million. Regardless of remaining unsigned for therefore lengthy, Clowney had loads of suitors. The New Orleans Saints even reportedly tried to rearrange a uncommon sign-and-trade deal to amass his providers.
After spending the start of his profession with the Houston Texans, Clowney was traded to the Seattle Seahawks forward of final season. He put up strong numbers in 2019, and whereas his three sacks had been his lowest complete in a season since his rookie 12 months, Clowney posted a career-high 4 compelled fumbles whereas returning considered one of his two fumble recoveries for a landing. He additionally returned his first profession interception for a landing. Moreover, Clowney performed effectively in Seattle’s two playoff video games, recording 1.5 sacks, 9 tackles and three tackles for loss.
Clowney’s time in Tennessee has been disappointing up up to now, and the Titans are hoping that he’ll be capable to return to the taking part in discipline within the close to future as they gear up for a playoff run.