Pros and cons of a Clowney reunion for Titans.
Jadeveon Clowney‘s arrival in Tennessee last offseason sent a shock of excitement throughout the Titans fanbase, as Jon Robinson succeeded in landing a high-profile free agent at a clear position of need.
However, Clowney’s 2020 campaign was a bit of a disappointment, as a knee injury shut him down for the final 9 games of the team’s season and he failed to make a consistent impact in games prior to his injury. Now a free agent, the Titans will have to decide whether or not to pursue Clowney again this offseason.
Vince Tacchi and Will Lomas give their side of the Clowney story, explaining why it does and does not make sense to bring the playmaker back to Nashville.
Before I begin…(Tacchi)
Before diving in to explain why I feel that the Titans should make an attempt at bringing back Jadeveon Clowney, I do need to air out grievances that any Titans fan would have about Clowney’s time with the team thus far.
No, he was not worth the $12 million deal he signed with the Titans on September 6, 2020. Yes, his decision to sit out all of training camp and sign with a team right before the season started should leave a bad taste in your mouth. And once again yes, bringing back a largely unproductive player after his season got cut short due to injury doesn’t sound like the most sensible thing to do.
But considering the current landscape of this defense, and how it hamstrung the team as a whole, Clowney suddenly begins looking a bit more attractive. And here’s why: