The Houston Texans have reportedly spoken with five NFL teams about a potential trade around star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney.
The former college football star has not signed his franchise tender and continues to hold out from the team.
Earlier this week, a report suggested Clowney planned to come back to Texans camp before the season. However, he allegedly caught wind of the organization’s desire to trade him and now wants out.
He reportedly wants to land in Philadelphia with the Eagles or Seattle with the Seahawks.
According to a new report, the Texans spoke with both teams and three other NFL teams interested in acquiring the defensive end.
The Houston Chronicle reported, Houston spoke with the Washington Redskins, New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.
From the report:
The Texans have worked the phones and have reached out to multiple teams about a potential trade for the former top overall pick from South Carolina, including two of his preferred teams: the Seattle Seahawks and Philadelphia Eagles, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.
Other NFL teams the Texans are known to have spoken with, per sources, include Washington and the New York Jets.
Miami is the frontrunner in a potential deal, according to multiple reports.
Running back Kalen Ballage, wide receiver Kenny Stills and offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil have all been mentioned as possible trade assets.
Stay tuned for the latest.