Of all the batshit moves made (and not made, if you’re Cleveland) at the shockingly active close of the NFL’s trade deadline, the one that will probably have the greatest impact on this year’s playoff race was Houston sending franchise LT Duane Brown to Seattle for draft picks.
Just after Duane Brown ended a months-long holdout over a contract dispute, the Texans have reportedly traded the left tackle to the Seahawks for cornerback Jeremy Lane and two draft picks, a 2018 fifth-rounder and 2019 second-rounder.
Duane Brown is testing the system. Brown, who is about to enter his 10th season as the Texans’ starting left tackle, has not reported for the start of training camp. He has two non-guaranteed years remaining on his contract, and he wants a new deal.
Athletes across sports have blamed tainted meat for positive clenbuterol tests in the past, and this morning, a cryptic-looking memo from the NFL and the NFLPA surfaced, warning players traveling to China and Mexico that eating meat there could result in a positive test.
Just getting this out of the way now—it's obviously not a good showing. OK, moving on. Texans tackle Duane Brown and some other lady performed "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye and Kimbra on Houston's KRBE 104.1 morning drive show this morning because Brown apparently loves the song and works out to it all the…