News has leaked this evening from CBS Sports that top prospect Jadeveon Clowney will be returning tomorrow to run drills with the team. He previously had his visit with the team on Wednesday.
This is very interesting because Clowney is finished doing private workouts after the Brandon Thomas injury. Although it is not expected to be a full workout, Clowney would not be returning to Atlanta if there was not serious interest.
Clowney has been hoping that the Atlanta Falcons would trade up for him since the Combine. He made that desire known to ESPN.com during his media rounds that week.
The Falcons are absolutely intrigued with the idea of drafting a once in a generation talent like Clowney. However, they currently sit at #6 in the Draft. The Falcons would have to find a trade partner in order to draft him. St. Louis has been linked to the Falcons in terms of being possible trade partner due to their public admission of entertaining a trade. However, it has become more apparent this week that the Houston Texans are the most likely trade partner. Could Thomas Dimitroff be eying another blockbuster trade? The plot thickens…