Jadeveon Clowney says he decided to re-sign with the Cleveland Browns for ‘Super Bowl hunt’

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No. 1 previous year’s pick of Jadeveon Clowney is Back in Cleveland for another season Where he hopes to lift the Lombardy Cup in February.

Clooney, who officially re-signed with Brown last week on a one-year deal, says he thinks so Cleveland could win their first Super Bowlhelped influence his decision to return.

“I just want to chase the Super Bowl,” Clooney said. Best Browns Podcast Available. “We had a great defense last year. We went out and got some key players in attack and defense, and I feel like we had a shot.”

He added, “I know what I’m dealing with, and I know who I got. I know what we can do together.” “I just hope we can take that step forward and get to what we need this season.”

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Cleveland, Ohio - OCTOBER 17: Jadevion Clooney #90 and Anthony Walker #4 of the Cleveland Browns celebrate a bag by Clooney during the second quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at First Energy Stadium on October 17, 2021, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland, Ohio – OCTOBER 17: Jadevion Clooney #90 and Anthony Walker #4 of the Cleveland Browns celebrate a bag by Clooney during the second quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at First Energy Stadium on October 17, 2021, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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His comments come because Cleveland wasn’t exactly the ideal situation for people Looking forward to winning the NFL title.

Brown has reached the playoffs twice since 2002, although this season their roster has playoff potential, depending on how the situation plays out with Deshaun Watson. The team last played in the qualifiers after the 2020 season with Baker Mayfield as the midfielder.

Clooney had one of the most productive seasons of his career in 2021, finishing 19 quarterbacks, two forced fumbles, and nine sacks, two of which he earned at the end of the regular season.

The Browns finished the season 8-9 and Clowney earned those stats while playing against All-Pro defensive end, Myles Garrett, another former number one in the NFL overall draft pick.

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“We’ve become real good guys and are close to each other because we’re playing together,” Clooney said of Garrett in January. Via the team website. “I pick his brain, and he picks my brain. We feed each other there. It’s good to have someone on the other end not to worry about. You’re just like, ‘Hey, I’ll meet you there.'” [at the quarterback]. “

Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney, right, walks with defensive lineman Miles Garrett (95) during NFL football practice in Berea, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.

Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney, right, walks with defensive lineman Miles Garrett (95) during NFL football practice in Berea, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.
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Last season was Clowney’s best in terms of availability and production since his last campaign with Houston Texas In 2018. The three-time Pro Bowler started 14 games last season, the most since 2018 when he hit nine sacks.

Clowney first joined the Browns last April when he signed a one-year deal worth up to $10 million with incentives.

“We love his consistent style of play,” Browns general manager Andrew Berry at the time said. “He’s one of the most disruptive players in the game, and we think he’ll add an element of solidity along our line of defense and will get along well with many of the players already on the roster.”

Despite having a career revival last season, Clowney didn’t quite live up to his reputation as being the first overall pick, and he’s dealt with several injuries.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadevin Clooney (90) on the line of scrimmage during the first quarter of a National Football League game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns on November 21, 2021, at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadevin Clooney (90) on the line of scrimmage during the first quarter of a National Football League game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns on November 21, 2021, at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.
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In 2020, Clowney played in just eight matches for Tennessee Titans. He ended up without a cyst before he had knee surgery.

After making Texas Clowney their top pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, he would go on to play for five seasons in Houston, earning 29.0 sacks and 67 quarterbacks.

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He later played one season with Seattle Seahawks Before his short stint with the Titans.