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4 minutes ago, Wentzszn said:

Sorry I didn’t post the tweet.

 

 

Looks like the waiting game could be over with Clowney.  If Ballard is truly interested he's going to have to get on the phone fast or it's most likely over. 

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6 minutes ago, JediXMan said:

Dude was always overrated as a pass rusher. Good run stuff but way to inconsistent as a pass rusher. Browns like the Titans will regret signing him soon.

I would gender agree with this, but it all depends on how much he signs for. 

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16 minutes ago, JediXMan said:

Dude was always overrated as a pass rusher. Good run stuff but way to inconsistent as a pass rusher. Browns like the Titans will regret signing him soon.

Well at least for the Browns all he needs to do is help Myles Garrett, and be a good second, instead of being the main guy 

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1 minute ago, Zoltan said:

Well at least for the Browns all he needs to do is help Myles Garrett, and be a good second, instead of being the main guy 

 

Until his knees or other injuries eventually take a toll on him.

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Whenever I see a tweet or some other report talking about our “interest” in some player it makes me wonder...   and think. 
 

1.   We typically don’t leak. 
 

2.   So who’s is leaking our interest?

 

3.   Either an agent trying to drive up interest...   (maybe Clowney’s agent).  Or...

 

4.   Another team trying to drive up interest.  (Like the Eagles with Wentz).

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2 minutes ago, BlackTiger said:

I doubt we sign him but i do think he would be an upgrade here

 

Our DE room is Muhammad, Banogu and Turay

 

We need more than that

You can maybe add Lewis and possibly even Rochelle.   Both can play DE as well as DT. 

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3 hours ago, BlackTiger said:

I doubt we sign him but i do think he would be an upgrade here

 

Our DE room is Muhammad, Banogu and Turay

 

We need more than that

You are most likely right about not signing him.  But it is interesting that we are keeping tabs on him.  Not many here want him but Ballard seems to be still interested even after having Houston on the team for two years.  He might have them valued closely for all we know.  That said I think the Browns will be willing to pay more than Ballard.  That we can pretty much count on.  No doubt the Browns think they can win it this year and they view Clowney as another playmaker they are willing to add.  Another interesting development for sure.

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7 minutes ago, richard pallo said:

You are most likely right about not signing him.  But it is interesting that we are keeping tabs on him.  Not many here want him but Ballard seems to be still interested even after having Houston on the team for two years.  He might have them valued closely for all we know.  That said I think the Browns will be willing to pay more than Ballard.  That we can pretty much count on.  No doubt the Browns think they can win it this year and they view Clowney as another playmaker they are willing to add.  Another interesting development for sure.

Even at Houston's age, Houston is a better pass rusher. I hope we bring Houston back for 1 year.

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11 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

Even at Houston's age, Houston is a better pass rusher. I hope we bring Houston back for 1 year.

At Houston's age there is also a good chance he won't be able to achieve his numbers from last year.  I would rather sign Clowney given the choice.  I think there is a good chance Houston signs elsewhere too.  You notice no players are clamoring for his return like they were for TY and Rhodes.  It might come down to plan C for Ballard. 

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1 minute ago, richard pallo said:

At Houston's age there is also a good chance he won't be able to achieve his numbers from last year.  I would rather sign Clowney given the choice.  I think there is a good chance Houston signs elsewhere too.  You notice no players are clamoring for his return like they were for TY and Rhodes.  It might come down to plan C for Ballard. 

Plan PT

Payton Turner 

 

 

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I'm telling you right now that's only because they are looking at the Steelers oline and salivating at the prospects of just beating them, but that's AFC Central football. Otherwise, pretty garbage signing unless he comes cheap.

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I think this is a good signing for the Browns.  Their D-line is quite good.  

I'm not sure I wanted him for the Colts as I don't like him as a person.  

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1 hour ago, Myles said:

I think this is a good signing for the Browns.  Their D-line is quite good.  

I'm not sure I wanted him for the Colts as I don't like him as a person.  

You don't like him as a person?

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20 hours ago, danlhart87 said:

You don't like him as a person?

A lot of people seem to say that about him.  Hes never been in trouble for behavior, he did get a one game suspension for a hit I think. 

 

Hes not exactly the most likable personality but I dont need that from a defensive end.  I would have been glad to see him come here, considering our current DE situation.  I think hes better than Turay, Muhammad and Banagu.  There is no one on the roster that is hands down better than him

 

 

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10 minutes ago, Four2itus said:

How quickly fans forget that Ballard said..."The locker room is watching". 

What about it?  JC has not been a locker room problem to my knowlegle

 

Tbh Wentz upset his own locker room last year more than Clowney ever has

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5 minutes ago, BlackTiger said:

What about it?  JC has not been a locker room problem to my knowlegle

 

Tbh Wentz upset his own locker room last year more than Clowney ever has

I'm talking about aggressively going after FA's not being re-signed by other teams. Clowney has been available to sign more than once in his career. Why has he not stuck?

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5 minutes ago, Four2itus said:

I'm talking about aggressively going after FA's not being re-signed by other teams. Clowney has been available to sign more than once in his career. Why has he not stuck?

The reason is injuries.  I would not have expected more than a one year if we made an offer.

 

The deal he got with the Browns isn't cheap but it's not outrageous either.  Close to what Houston got last year

 

To be fair JC has not had a good year since 2018, he is still only 28 as well.  

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27 minutes ago, BlackTiger said:

The reason is injuries.  I would not have expected more than a one year if we made an offer.

 

The deal he got with the Browns isn't cheap but it's not outrageous either.  Close to what Houston got last year

 

To be fair JC has not had a good year since 2018, he is still only 28 as well.  

Exactly. That is not the message I want the Colts GM to send to the locker room.....that we overpay players who haven't lived up to their contracts elsewhere. 

 

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21 hours ago, ColtJax said:

His name got him 10 million, his production gets him the NFL minimum..

 

His knee injury history (and type) takes him completely out of the discussion for me, period.

 

Sep 7, 2014  Knee Meniscus Tear, Clowney underwent surgery for a torn lateral meniscus in his knee.

Nov 23, 2014 Knee Meniscus Tear, Clowney missed the final 5 games of the season dealing with complications from his September surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee.

 

Dec 8, 2014  Knee repair,  Clowney had knee microfracture surgery to regrow cartilage (this is always a big red flag to me).

 

Jan 23, 2017 Knee Strain Grade 1, Clowney underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee after the 2016 season.

 

Jan 8, 2018 Knee Strain Grade 1 , Clowney underwent arthroscopic knee surgery shortly after the 2017 season ended.

 

Dec 2, 2020 Knee Meniscus Repair , Clowney underwent meniscus knee surgery ending his 2020 season.

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1 hour ago, Four2itus said:

Exactly. That is not the message I want the Colts GM to send to the locker room.....that we overpay players who haven't lived up to their contracts elsewhere. 

 

you mean like Wentz lol.  JC did live up to his contract in 17-18, then had some down years similar to our QB

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9 minutes ago, BlackTiger said:

you mean like Wentz lol.  JC did live up to his contract in 17-18, then had some down years similar to our QB

Got it. The is Wentz's first FA opportunity. JC's 3rd. Lol.

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