Most Likely Trade Destinations for Jadeveon Clowney

Max Staley
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Jadeveon Clowney entered the league as one of the most-hyped defensive prospects in recent memory. After a few injury-plagued seasons to begin his NFL career, Clowney has turned himself into one of the league's premier pass-rushing threats in Houston.

However, Clowney and the Texans have reportedly reached an impasse in his recent contract discussions, and Houston could look to trade the 6-foot-5 defensive end. If the Texans do decide to move on, here are the three most likely trade destinations for Clowney.

3. Seattle Seahawks

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The Seattle Seahawks might be the most pass-rush needy team in the NFL. They traded their top sack artist from last year, Frank Clark, who racked up 14 sacks. Seattle attempted to fix this by drafting L.J. Collier in the first round, but he's missed most of training camp and his status for Week 1 is up in the air. Trading for Clowney could be the perfect way to replace Clark's production, and it could help Seattle contend with the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC West.

2. Philadelphia Eagles

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At first glance, the Philadelphia Eagles might not appear to need much help on the defensive line. However, it's important to note that when Philadelphia won Super Bowl LII in 2017, they had arguably the deepest pass-rushing unit in football. If Philadelphia is looking to recreate that 2017 magic, pairing Clowney with studs like Brandon Graham and Fletcher Cox would be a great start.

1. Cleveland Browns

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Trading for Clowney would allow the Cleveland Browns to have one of the most dynamic pass-rushing duos in the NFL. In fact, it would team up the last two defenders to go No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft between Clowney and Myles Garrett. Even though Cleveland is already loaded on the defensive line, Clowney's versatility could allow the Browns to throw a variety of different looks at their opponents as well. If the Browns want to go all-in this season, trading for Clowney could solidify Cleveland as a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

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