Texans Franchise LB Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans have franchised LB Jadeveon Clowney.

“Today, we have placed the franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney, but our goal is to continue to work with his representation on a long-term contract. This gives us both an opportunity to continue to do so,” - Texans General Manager Brian Gaine

Clowney's 2019 salary under the franchise tag will be worth $15.967 million, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.