Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney’s mother, Josenna, worked at the Frito-Lay plant in Charlotte, N.C., for nearly 20 years. She had a good excuse to retire after Jadeveon became the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. But now the Clowneys are back with Frito-Lay, promoting Tostitos’ Lucky Bags. The team-inspired packaging celebrates official traditions of NFL teams and players. We caught up with Jadeveon Clowney to talk about the upcoming season, the return of teammate J.J. Watt and the South Carolina/Clemson rivalry in the Texans’ locker room.
Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett was a five-star recruit out of high school, an All-SEC and All-America performer for the Aggies, and the unofficial heavyweight champ of the NFL Scouting Combine — prompting one defensive coordinator to tell The MMQB, “I don’t have a player comparison for what I just saw. He looked like Wolverine.”
J.J. Watt, 27, is 6’5” and 290 pounds, with 34” arms and shoulders as wide as his summer cabin in Wisconsin. But when he’s not lifting weights or crushing quarterbacks, the Houston Texans D-lineman and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year is a pretty stylish guy. We chased down Watt to talk about what he wears after he takes off his football pads for the offseason.
Mo’ money, mo’ problems — for NFL quarterbacks. Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt signed a six-year,$100-million contract with $51.876 million in guaranteed money this offseason. And instead of resting on his laurels, the 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year has taken his game up a notch.
The upcoming NFL season marks the kickoff of everyone's real favorite sport — fantasy football. Only one team in your league will be crowned Super Bowl champion. But it just takes a dirty joke or some well-crafted Johnny Football trolling to cash in on the best fantasy football team name. Here are a few suggestions for this season: