HOUSTON — Former Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is open to returning to where his career started.
Clowney, 30, is a free agent after spending the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns, but has conceded 11 sacks and 15 tackles in his tenure.
he told KRIV-TV in Houston. His agent spoke with the Texans this offseason and said he was interested in returning.
“It’s good,” Clowney said in an interview with KRIV-TV. “My whole family is here. My friends are here. The people I work out with are helping me take better care of my body by being under them… You never know.You never know what’s going to happen.You never know”What’s in front of you? I see what they have here. they are putting the pieces together.I’m a big fan of their new head coach [DeMeco Ryans]. ”
The Texans selected Clowney with the first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and played five seasons with the team. Over the past five years, Clowney has lost 29 sacks and 64 tackles, made three Pro Bowl appearances (2014-16) and earned second-team All-Pro honors in 2016.
The Texans traded Clowney to the Seattle Seahawks in 2019 for defensive end Jacob Martin, outside linebacker Birkebias Mingo and a 2020 third-round pick. Clowney played one season in Seattle before joining the Tennessee Titans in 2020.
If the Texans and Clowney reunite, he’ll be joining the defensive line room adding a few new pieces throughout the offseason. The Texans signed defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and drafted defensive end Will Anderson with the No. 3 pick, ranking 30th in total defense and allowing the sixth-most-running yards (2,894) in NFL history. strengthened.