Cleveland Browns reach agreement to re-sign Jadeveon Clowney to one-year deal

Defensive finish Jadeveon Clowney has agreed to re-sign with the Cleveland Browns on a one-year contract price a most of $11 million after having fun with among the best seasons of his profession with the franchise, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Clowney completed with 9 sacks and two pressured fumbles for the Browns final season whereas enjoying reverse All-Pro pass-rusher Myles Garrett, who, like Clowney, additionally was a No. 1 general draft choose.

Clowney’s agreement to re-sign with the Browns was first reported by Cleveland.com.

Clowney, 29, signed with the Browns final April on a one-year deal price up to $10 million, which included $750,000 in sack bonuses.

Before final season, he had battled accidents all through his profession. Clowney struggled in 2020 with the Tennessee Titans, ending with no sack in eight video games earlier than struggling a season-ending knee harm that required surgical procedure.

This previous season, nevertheless, Clowney largely stayed wholesome, enjoying 14 video games. He completed sturdy, getting two sacks and a pressured fumble in Cleveland’s regular-season finale. Afterward, Clowney expressed an curiosity in returning to Cleveland, however added that he needed to capitalize financially off the banner 12 months.

“You play at a excessive degree,” he mentioned, “you need to receives a commission.”

The Houston Texans made Clowney the No. 1 general choose within the 2014 draft. A 3-time Pro Bowl choice, he has 41 sacks in eight seasons.

ESPN’s Jake Trotter and Jeremy Fowler contributed to this report.

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