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Non-news passed off as news continues to swirl around Jadeveon Clowney

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News that isn’t news but is otherwise passed off as news has once again surfaced concerning the future of Jadeveon Clowney.

Clowney became a free agent after spending the 2019 season with the Seattle Seahawks. The defensive end has yet to sign with any team this deep into the offseason, a far cry from the speculation that he could land a big contract as potentially the highest paid defensive player in the league.

Various reports have had Clowney linked to the Cleveland Browns, Tennessee Titans, and Las Vegas Raiders. Non-news over three months has confirmed that he is “open” to joining other teams, a common move often seen in free agency when a player doesn’t re-sign with the team he just played for.

Well guess what?! We have more on where Clowney could possibly end up, and we’re circling back to the Tennessee Titans.

General manager Jon Robinson was on ESPN to discuss any pertinent updates on how far talks have progressed with the defensive end, and I think non-news has reached its peak.

“We may or may not have had conversations,” Robinson said (via 247Sports). “I’ll leave it at that.

“We’re constantly exploring the players that are on the market, players that can come in here and help our football team while also trying to — especially in today’s world with the pandemic and the uncertainty that looms for the 2021 season and 2022 with salary cap — trying to exercise some internal discipline that way, yet also trying to do everything we can to make sure we put a team out there that has a chance to make a run at this thing.”

Damn right. The Titans may have had conversations with Clowney. Or not. Pro Football Talk also ran with this story with the “may or may not” in the headline because sadly that’s where we are in terms of running news in this unusual offseason.

In other news I may have just won the Mega Millions jackpot. Or not. I’ll leave it at that.

But wait, there’s more! Star running back Derrick Henry, who just signed a four-year, $50 million extension to remain with the AFC Championship runners-up, expressed interest in having Clowney be on his team.

“If he wants to come to Tennessee, we’d definitely welcome him with open arms,” Henry said. “Hopefully, if (management and Clowney are) talking, we can get something done and he can come join us. We definitely would love to have him and he can help us in a big way.”

In terms of whether or not the Titans have formally offered Clowney a contract... Clowneynews.exe has stopped working.

Carry on with your day.