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Jadeveon Clowney | Linebacker

Team: Houston Texans
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/14/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 266
College: South Carolina
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Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) is probable for Week 11.
Clowney practiced in full all week. He'll return Sunday, but could have his snaps limited. Clowney has played in just two games over the last month. Nov 20 - 7:38 PM

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Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) is expected back for Week 11.

Clowney missed Week 10, and has suited up for only two of the Texans' past four games. The Texans badly need Clowney to get healthy and start making a difference as they try to win the pitiful AFC South.
Nov 17 - 3:51 PM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) was officially ruled out for Week 10 against the Bengals.

Clowney saw some practice time Wednesday, but he sat out the next three sessions. Coach Bill O'Brien called his back injury "minor, but painful." Clowney will have played in just 11-of-25 possible games after Monday night.
Nov 14 - 1:53 PM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) missed practice again Friday.

There was some hope Clowney would be able to return this week after he saw some practice time Wednesday, but he has not practiced since. He is extremely unlikely to play this week.
Nov 13 - 2:22 PM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) didn't practice on Thursday.

Clowney returned to practice on Wednesday but found his lower back was still bothering him. Coach Bill O'Brien classified the injury as "minor, but painful." It's been a frustrating first two seasons for last year's No. 1 pick. Clowney has been active for just 11 of the Texans' 24 games during that span.
Nov 12 - 1:32 PM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) returned to practice Wednesday.

Coach Bill O'Brien said the injury is "minor, but painful" and called Clowney day to day. The Texans are not required to release an official injury report until Thursday. If Clowney is able to get in another practice then, he should be tentatively expected to play Monday night.
Nov 12 - 8:56 AM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (back) has yet to resume practicing, and coach Bill O'Brien is unsure of his status.

BOB had previously called Clowney day to day, but now it sounds like he'll miss Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Nov 9 - 1:58 PM

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney suffered no structural damage in his back Week 8 against the Titans.

Bill O'Brien said the injury was a muscular issue and called him day to day. With the Texans on bye this week, it looks like Clowney will not miss any game time. Clowney has 21 tackles and a sack in seven games this season.
Nov 3 - 8:47 AM

NFL Network's Rand Getlin reports Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney's back injury is not considered serious.

The Texans should have a better idea on Clowney's timetable after he is evaluated Monday. Clowney was initially able to return to the game after suffering the injury Week 8 against the Titans, but he was eventually forced to the locker room. He will have the bye week to get healthy.
Nov 2 - 10:23 AM

Jadeveon Clowney left Week 8 against the Titans with a back injury.

Clowney initially returned to the game, but was later taken to the locker room. His return is questionable. John Simon replaced Clowney opposite Whitney Mercilus.
Nov 1 - 1:35 PM

Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) is active for Week 7 against the Dolphins.

Clowney missed Week 6, but is back after his one-week absence. Inactive for the Texans are WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring), CB Kareem Jackson (ankle), OLB Kourtnei Brown, ILB Benardrick McKinney, C Greg Mancz, RG Brandon Brooks (toe), and DE Jeoffrey Pagan. Nate Washington (hamstring) is back active.
Oct 25 - 11:46 AM

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) will play Sunday against the Dolphins.

Clowney returned to practice Thursday after missing Week 6 with a sprained right ankle. He'll return to his usual post at right outside linebacker opposite Whitney Mercilus.
Oct 25 - 8:36 AM

Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) remained limited at Friday's practice and is questionable for Week 7 against the Dolphins.

It's unclear what Clowney's level of participation was after merely "testing his ankle out" on Thursday. For what it's worth, coach Bill O'Brien was encouraged to see Clowney on the practice field for the second day in a row. Clowney missed last week's game against Jacksonville with a sprained right ankle.
Oct 23 - 2:47 PM

Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) returned to a limited practice on Thursday.

Clowney missed last week's game with a sprained right ankle and has now sat out 13 of 22 games since entering the league in 2014. Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel said Clowney "didn't do a whole lot" and was just testing his ankle out. It remains to be seen whether he suits up Sunday against Miami.
Oct 22 - 1:43 PM

Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) is out for Week 6 against the Jaguars.

He hasn't practiced since spraining his right ankle against the Colts in Week 5. Whitney Mercilus will move to right outside linebacker with John Simon filling in on the left side.
Oct 16 - 2:34 PM

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