Should JD pursue Clowney if price is 14m a year?

Discussion in 'New York Jets' started by Brook!, Mar 25, 2020.

?

Clowney for 14m a year?

  1. Yes

    47.3%
  2. No

    52.7%
  1. Jonathan_Vilma

    Jonathan_Vilma Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2004
    Messages:
    17,106
    Likes Received:
    8,744
    A large portion of the league in terms of free agents signed short term deals this season and I'd have to imagine it was a much larger portion than normal because of the world/league circumstances.

    There's been some rumored offers to Clowney that he turned down which will turn teams away from even pursuing if he's made it clear he does not want a short term deal.

    Players are stubborn and want long-term security. Especially a guy as talented (although not yet reflected in his performance output) as him who has only one full season under his belt.
     
    Cromartie's_kid likes this.
  2. jcass10

    jcass10 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2011
    Messages:
    2,273
    Likes Received:
    1,196
    It would definitely be a good way to show the fan base you aren't punting on the season.

    I think I'd prefer Yannick, but I have no idea what Jacksonville wants, and I dont believe he can be signed to a long term deal now.
     
    barfolomew likes this.
  3. Section 336

    Section 336 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2006
    Messages:
    4,831
    Likes Received:
    2,769
    Although Mo Wilk had a couple of decent seasons of sack numbers, the Jets have not had a true legitimate pass rush threat for almost 20 years (John Abraham):
    This needs to change. I would much prefer Clowney for a 2-3 year deal than giving up draft capital for Yannick.
    I do not think the league has seen Clowney’s best yet.

    With 2 first rounders the next 2 years hopefully we can land a legitimate pass rusher. But that may not materialize until the 2022 season.
     
  4. dmw

    dmw Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,006
    Likes Received:
    446
    I don't know much about Clowney, but the price tag is high so Douglas will decline. He said he builds a team through the draft. If he make an expensive free-agent signing, it would be an addition to a highly talented team in order to progress to SB talent level.
     
  5. Falco21

    Falco21 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2011
    Messages:
    11,162
    Likes Received:
    5,935
    Cimini claiming the Jets have "no interest" in signing Clowney.

    Not sure where he's getting that from other than him just saying it
     
    matt robinson 17 and barfolomew like this.
  6. barfolomew

    barfolomew Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2018
    Messages:
    366
    Likes Received:
    217
    For the right price id love this guy. Gregg Williams would tear up offenses. But i doubt we'll get him for less than 14 million.
     
    matt robinson 17 likes this.
  7. HerndonFan

    HerndonFan 2018 ROTY Poster Award Winner

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2018
    Messages:
    3,781
    Likes Received:
    5,187
  8. Falco21

    Falco21 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2011
    Messages:
    11,162
    Likes Received:
    5,935
    barfolomew likes this.
  9. Section 336

    Section 336 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2006
    Messages:
    4,831
    Likes Received:
    2,769
  10. BroadwaySam

    BroadwaySam Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2008
    Messages:
    10,360
    Likes Received:
    10,229
    It shouldn’t. The only new positive is that you’d be able to roll over some more money than you would if Mosley didn’t opt out.
     
  11. Section 336

    Section 336 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2006
    Messages:
    4,831
    Likes Received:
    2,769
    Totally disagree. They had the $$ before not having to pay Mosely his salary this year.
    They should have an interest with Mosely healthy and playing.
    Pass rush is still without a doubt the biggest deficit on this team without question.
    Don’t try to sell me on Jenkins.

    This team is going to be pretty bad defensively.
     
  12. NCJetsfan

    NCJetsfan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2013
    Messages:
    22,995
    Likes Received:
    14,928
    I was against signing Clowney, but with Mosley out, I wouldn't hate a Clowney signing. I still would like Logan Ryan signed, but maybe it's better to take their lumps this season and have better draft position next year.
     
  13. BroadwaySam

    BroadwaySam Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2008
    Messages:
    10,360
    Likes Received:
    10,229
    We’re only gaining $6 mil with Mosley out. The point remains that signing Clowney for a year in which we are going to suck only hurts us in 2021 when we have to pay Desir, Maye, Perriman, Jenkins, Poole etc. if they all pan out. Is it really worth losing money to sign this guys for 16 games of Clowney in a bad year? I’m fine if we sign him but I absolutely understand why we wouldnt.
     
    NCJetsfan likes this.
  14. ILoveTheJets

    ILoveTheJets New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2004
    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    6
    I hope not, he is overrated
     

Share This Page