Texans place non-exclusive franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney
Texans GM Brian Gaine announced that the Texans have placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney, but will continue to work with Clowney and his agent on a long-term deal. Clowney has been able to stay relatively healthy the last few years and many believe he will be looking for a contract similar to Aaron Donald's. Donald signed a deal for $135 million, including $87 million guaranteed in August. The non-exclusive tag means the Texans will have an opportunity to match any offer, or get 2 first round picks in return as compensation.
On Monday, the Texans placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney. General manager Brian Gaine said the team's "goal is to continue to work with his representation on a long-term contract," and by using the tag, it "gives us both an... https://t.co/ExDrbLvhy6
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