Jadeveon Clowney may need surgery for knee injury

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Jadeveon Clowney has been playing through a knee injury for much of this season, but he may not be able to go much longer.

Clowney might need surgery for an injury to his meniscus, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

A meniscus injury usually keeps a player out for a few weeks. If Clowney gets the surgery, he’d likely go on injured reserve, which would require him to miss at least three games.

Clowney has been on the Titans’ injury report for several weeks but has not missed a game. He is listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game against the Bears, and Titans coach Mike Vrabel indicated that Clowney would be a game-time decision.

In a possible sign that the knee injury is slowing him down, Clowney has yet to record a sack this season.

12 responses to “Jadeveon Clowney may need surgery for knee injury

  1. Thanks for turning down that massive offer my Dolphins gave you! We would rather have Emmanuel Ogbah & Shaq Lawson as currently advertised.

  2. I guess the Seahawks knew and that’s why they didn’t give into his 20 million dollar demand… Schneider is the man!

  3. This injury is not why he’s had zero sacks so far this season. The reason Clowney only gets a few sacks each year is because he is basically a one-trick-pony. He has a great inside move that works very much like a run blitz in that it fills the inside gap. But other than that he’s got nothing. His outside leverage rush has zero lean, no speed, no snap quickness, and nearly zero leverage. He has no spin move and even his swim move only works for him as part of his inside move.

    So all an o-lineman needs to do is protect against the inside move and adjust to anything outside…which is easy against him because he has no quickness off the snap and hence no leverage.

    If he put in as much time in the off season to improve his skill set as say, a Russell Wilson, he could easily be as good or better than any of the Watt’s or Bosa’s. Yeah he does offseason workouts, but he has yet to learn a 2nd move that has any kind of success.

  4. I have a pretty good idea where he will be playing next year. The worse the year, the more likely he is in the AFC East. And flourishes under the right system.

  5. This guy is an absolute waste of money. I am so glad the Seahawks did not sink anymore cap space into this waste of space. I don’t understand how these professional evaluators give him such over-inflated value. you wouldn’t even know he’s on the field for 80% of the games he plays.

  6. Yep. Waste of money. Thought so highly of himself, despite statistics telling everyone he is very average. Too bad for you Titans

  7. Other than one big hit at South Carolina, what exactly has Clowney done that is so above average? His game is too predictable to work in the NFL. Pure athleticism can get you there, but it certainly can’t influence games against athletes of equal stature. In 7 years, his sack total has been 0, 4.5, 6, 9.5, 9, 3, and 0 this year. Just massively overrated.

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