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NFL Writer Will Apologize For Twitter Shot At Jadeveon Clowney

Yesterday, longtime Houston Chronicle beat writer John McClain took an unprofessional shot at Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on Twitter after he refused to speak with reporters.

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Jadeveon Clowney’s five injuries since arriving in the NFL is definitely a sensitive subject, as he was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft. While reporters can make a small joke from time to time, McClain's comment went viral and received negative feedback.

">@McClain_on_NFL — Duane Brown (@DuaneBrown76)

I have no respect for jokes about a player's injuries. You don't play this sport and have no idea what our bodies go thru @McClain_on_NFL

— Duane Brown (@DuaneBrown76) August 16, 2016

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">@McClain_on_NFL this is highly unprofessional, but please continue airing your job related grievances on Twitter.

— Obi Bron Ginobi (@RonworthDubbs)

this is highly unprofessional, but please continue airing your job related grievances on Twitter.

— JeBron Lames (@RonworthDubbs) August 16, 2016

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">@McClain_on_NFL Stay classy, John. — AsleepT (@AsleepT)

Stay classy, John.

— AsleepT (@AsleepT) August 16, 2016

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The response to the tweet definitely caught McClain's attention. He followed up on today on Twitter, saying that he will apologize to the football player in person for his comments. 

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Props to McClain for acknowledging his mistake.

Houston opens its 2016 campaign against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 11.