After months and months of rumors between the two sides, Jadeveon Clowney has finally agreed on a one year contract with the Tennessee Titans.
Yes, the Titans just signed Jadeveon Clowney.
The former Seattle Seahawk agreed to a one-year $12 million contract worth as much as $15 million in incentives.
Despite hard pushes by the Browns and Saints this offseason, Tennessee reeled in the 3x Pro Bowler.
This was a huge get for Mike Vrabel and the Titans.
In March, the Titans traded 5x Pro Bowler DE Jurrell Casey to the Denver Bronco for a seventh-round pick.
Like many Titans fans, I was livid about this move — a move that made no sense to me.
Jurrell Casey himself said the Titans “discarded him like trash.”
There was only one explanation I could come up with for this move. the Titans were going to go all-in for Jadeveon Clowney.
And they finally did, and they got him.
The Titans lack of pass rush cost them in the AFC title game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
With the additions of Victor Beasley Jr (who had 8 sacks in 2019) and Jadeveon Clowney, the Titans are hoping this would elevate their defense to a championship level.
Mike Vrabel and Clowney worked together when Vrabel was Clowney’s position coach and Defensive Coordinator from 2014-2017. When Vrabel was DC for the Texans in 2017, Clowney ended the season with 9.5 sacks, 18 QB hits, and 21 tackles for loss.
2019 was not the best year for Clowney; he only managed to rack up 3 sacks and 31 tackles. But he won 31.9% of his rushes in one-on-one situations in 2019. That was fourth-highest in the NFL.
The transition for Clowney will be smooth thanks to Clowney and Vrabel having experience working with each other.
Tennessee takes to start their season a week from now on Monday Night Football against the Denver Broncos.
2020 will be a fun year for us Titans fans.