Jadeveon Clowney has all the boldness on this planet in his Browns troupe.
After re-signing with the squad on a one-year deal price as much as $11 million final week, Clowney revealed his thought course of behind selecting Cleveland in free company, saying that he believed the staff was rife with championship expertise.
“I simply wish to chase that Tremendous Bowl,” Clowney stated on the Browns’ Greatest Podcast Out there. “We had an awesome protection final 12 months. We went out and obtained some extra key gamers on offense and protection, and I really feel like we have a shot.
“I do know what I am coping with and I do know who I obtained. I do know what we will do collectively. I am simply hoping we will take that step ahead and get the place we have to get this season.”
A 3-time Professional Bowler, Clowney revitalized his profession with Cleveland in 2021 after injury-riddled stretches in Seattle and Tennesee.
He nonetheless handled a variety of illnesses — together with blows to his ankle, elbow and knee — in 2022, however suited up in 14 contests for the Browns, registering 9 sacks, 37 tackles, 19 QB hits and two compelled fumbles.
Clowney additionally had 50 pressures and 32 quarterback hurries, his highest totals since 2018 with Houston.
“He was very productive for us final season,” Browns coach Kevin Stefanski stated this previous week. “He’s highly regarded on this constructing, so having him within the assembly room and having him across the constructing, you felt his vitality and the fellows had been excited that he was right here.”
One other plus in Clowney’s thoughts that motivated him to re-sign: Reuniting along with his former Texans teammate, Deshaun Watson.
“On protection you are similar to, ‘let’s simply go on the market and do our job, rush that passer and simply get to the quarterback,'” Clowney stated, “as a result of we’re going to get loads of alternatives this 12 months with him at quarterback.”
The Browns have shelled out greater than $340 million in assured cash this offseason, but when Clowney and crew can ship on their hearty expectations, will probably be greater than price it.
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