The Miami Dolphins should pursue Jadeveon Clowney.
One name that is surprisingly still out there in free agency is former No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney. I have been a firm believer that Clowney has become one of the most overrated players in the NFL, mainly because his production has never been what people expect from him.
Clowney was supposed to be the next big thing in the NFL, but he has yet to collect 10 or more sacks in a single season. You would never know that with the way people talk about him still, mainly because they can’t get that moment from him lighting up a Michigan running back in college.
If Miami would add Clowney, it should be for a 1-year prove-it type deal that is not worth a lot of money. They should not break the bank for Clowney, but instead, keep their price firm, and if he wants to win games with the Dolphins, he can sign for that price. Anything over $4 million for Clowney would be too much, in my opinion, as he just is not worth it in my eyes.
Clowney has some splash plays for sure, and he is a lot better than he is given credit for in the run game, but he still is not the elite edge defender many believe him to be. Regardless, Miami has a hole on the edge, so Clowney could be a nice player to have there as depth if they can draft someone. Or, if the draft does not go the way Miami wants it to go, they can count on Clowney for a year instead of reaching for an edge defender.