Tennessee already had a strong defense, one that ranked 12 th overall in the NFL in the 2019 season. In three seasons with the Gamecocks, he racked up 129 tackles, 47 tackles for loss, 24 sacks, seven pass breakups and nine forced fumbles. Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has made the decision to join the Tennessee Titans for the 2020 season, reuniting him with Mike Vrabel. No team was willing to give him the contract he desired, especially with him coming off of a core muscle injury that hindered him in 2019. Cook is best known as the longtime agent of retired quarterback Brett Favre. He was the SEC Defensive Player of the Year and won the Ted Hendricks Award for the nation’s top defensive end as a sophomore in addition to garnering first-team All-America honors in each of his final two seasons. 1 overall pick by the Texans in 2014, and played in Vrabel’s scheme before his move to the Seattle Seahawks in 2019. Clowney appeared in 13 games with 11 starts last season for the Seahawks, recording 31 tackles, seven tackles for loss, three sacks, 13 quarterback hits, three pass breakups, one interception, four forced fumbles and two defensive touchdowns. I’ll also add this. 1 overall prospect in the 2011 class but also the top-ranked prospect of the modern recruiting era (since 2000), according to the 247Sports Composite. Because we need to create some cap space.’". Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved He battled a hip injury towards the end of the season that left him out of three games. Kennard’s clients include Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. At the beginning of free agency, Clowney was seeking a deal that made him one of the highest-paid defensive players. Though, it is important to note that Clowney’s best season in his career came in 2017 with the Houston Texans when Vrabel was the defensive coordinator. Thanks for contacting us. As expected, Clowney is receiving a one-year deal with the Titans that is worth a bit more than $12 million. We've received your submission. He reportedly turned down an offer earlier this offseason that could have been as high as $18 million from the Cleveland Browns. Russini reported Saturday that the … Of course, Clowney’s one-year contract is a bit of a disappointment for the Pro Bowl edge rusher. to make sure they could make the money work in order to add Clowney. “Despite the fact that training camp hasn’t been what it’s been in year’s past and certainly wasn’t this year with the slow ramp up, once we got close to training camp Clowney said ‘you know what, I’m going to take my time and sign right before Week 1,’” Garafolo said on Good Morning Football. Clowney reportedly was looking for $21 million per season when free agency opened, but found the market wanting. He has tallied 32 sacks in 75 career games. Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has made the decision to join the Tennessee Titans for the 2020 season, reuniting him with Mike Vrabel. 1 overall draft pick and elite edge rusher will sign with the Titans, he told NFL insider Josina Anderson. Clowney was the No. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Get the latest odds on all the top sports. Seattle, where Clowney played in 2019, and Tennessee both would be looking to pay him around $12 million per season, per Yahoo Sports. 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After multiple outlets challenged ESPN’s original, Clowney reportedly juggled last-minute offers from both the Titans and New Orleans Saints, but “it came down to familiarity over economics” as Clowney has ties to head coach. 1 overall draft pick chose the Titans over returning to the Seattle Seahawks and despite a late push from the New Orleans Saints. Free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is expected to sign with the Tennessee Titans, according to ESPN’s Diana Russini. Just a day after choosing the Titans, his contract details with Tennessee have been revealed, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. “So the expectation is it’s going to be soon and the Titans and Saints are amongst the teams making some of the stronger pushes for Clowney right now. Privacy Notice Over the last couple of days, the Titans and New Orleans Saints have reportedly been pushing hard to sign Clowney. Clowney told Anderson he will arrive in Nashville this morning to assimilate himself with the program.