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Jadeveon Clowney Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

The first overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft annihilated the Colts last week and gets proper recognition from the league.

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Being named the top defensive player in one’s conference is always cause for celebration, but especially so when one is trying to get a new contract that will place one in the rarefied air currently occupied by Khalil Mack and Aaron Donald’s recent extensions.

Congrats to Jadeveon Clowney on this honor. He was a beast against the Colts; his overtime sack of Andrew Luck on Indianapolis’ final ill-fated drive was the reason the Colts found themselves on fourth down to begin with. Quenton Nelson certainly won’t forget his encounter with Clowney:

May The first overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft continue his rampage against the Cowboys on Sunday night at NRG Stadium.