Jadeveon Clowney playing with bone spurs

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  1. 76Texan

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    Just read that he was stepped on in last week game against Georgia.

    It will require off-season surgery, and it was indicated that the timing probably won't allow enough time for him to heal for the combine.

    It was also reported that he's playing with pain.

    By playing hurt, does he have a chance to further aggravate the injury?
    Will it enhance the chance if him incurring another injury?

    Is it a smart decision to even play him?
     
  2. Playoffs

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    So is it injury, or effort?

    Did he quit on his team? Or does he require sugery?

    http://walterfootball.com/draft2014charlie.php
     
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    Mario, is that you?
     
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    He had a virus prior to the UNC game, and even then his tape looked great. Nothing about his tape speaks to a lack of commitment or effort.
     
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    Do not want. If we're going pass rusher give me Barr.
     
  6. Playoffs

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    There's an NFL coach -- I want to say Herm Edwards, but not sure -- who has a great philosophy about seeing what is...

    Fat guys stay fat,
    Injured guys get injured,
    Lazy guys stay lazy.


    Players "tell" you who they are... teams(NFL) don't always listen.
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    He had 13 sacks and 23.5 TFL as a sophomore . That's the year everyone was drooling about . If I went with Clowney , I'd put him in JJs hip pocket .
     
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    Doesn't work. All the receivers we drafted who were supposed to learn from Andre never did. None of Payton's backups learned from him.
     
  9. bhsman

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    I think he means putting him next to Watt in the scheme.
     
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    I'm calling on Cloak to chime in on his opinion of bone spurs, yes I could google it but it's harder to find when what I want is the future performance of athletes. From what little I know I think it should be a non- issue, I'm more concerned with work ethic and the love of the game. We don't need to draft a Hainsworth.
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    Who was that ?

    The Texans kept parading Walter out there to block . Besides Jacoby did ok once he left .
     
  12. mussop

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    It's a non issue. And maybe just maybe that contributed to his perceived lack of effort at times. I personally think all that has been overhyped. His stats have suffered (compared to last year) more because of teams game planning against him than lack of effort or lack of love for the game.
     
  13. Texecutioner

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    Jacoby really didn't though. Look at his numbers as a receiver and they are still very pedestrian. The Ravens have needed a lot of help at receiver and he has yet to give what they need. He gets a KR and a big play every now and then and people tend to focus on that and remember just that. However, he is still a horrible route runner and is very inconsistent.
     
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    Jadeveon Clowney stopped, cited with going 110 in a 70

     
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    Man, there is so much bad press about this dude from his coaching staff, his school, and other media outlets all over the place. I mean, this guy was touted as a guy that the media really wanted to consider for a Heisman candidate, and he totally did not show up this season with all of the extra hype and media attention. It seems like so much of it went to his head and he has underperformed a lot. That doesn't seem like a gamer to me.

    And after what this franchise experienced with Mario Williams, I just can't fathom why people want him over here when we already have our J.J. Watt. Of course I'd love to have another guy like that and all, but Clowney clearly isn't the same type of guy mentally. They are not cut from the same cloth. Clowney seems way to entitled already. Every time I see a guy go into the draft that is described as a guy who takes plays off and isn't always into the game, it seems like these guys way underperform from where they were drafted.

    I think the Texans can find a guy that's a lot better of a prospect regardless if he isn't as talented. Talent isn't always the end all be all. Character, drive, and motivation are big time intangibles as well that need to be considered.
     
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    I think he's off the list for character concerns.
     
  18. Texecutioner

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    Man, I sure hope so.
     
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    Marcus Ruthless pragmatist

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    I agree with Tex. I don't know the entire story behind the reason or reasons why he's been a no-show this year, but I've been reading more than one report that it's because he wants to protect himself from getting injured, and becoming the next Marcus Lattimore.

    That rubs me the wrong way.
     
  20. Texecutioner

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    Man, there is so many things being said about that guy. Saying he walks around with this entourage, that he takes plays off, that he has worn out his welcome on his own team with the coaching staff, and etc. The list goes on and on. After having a guy like Mario and seeing his lack of effort for years, I think most teams would be nuts to draft Clowney in the top 10 to 15 picks.
     

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