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Breakfast: 16 in 2016


16 games in 2016.

It's Jadeveon Clowney's biggest goal - to play in every game this season.

"Staying on the field," Clowney said. "That's the biggest step for me this year, play more games – play all 16, really. Taking care of my body was the biggest thing for me this offseason. I think I'm doing a good job of that. I just have to keep doing what I'm doing."

Clowney, who played four games in 2014 and then 13 in 2015, is off to a good start. Nearly 20 months removed from his microfracture knee surgery, the third-year outside linebacker likes his mobility, adding that he can "flip and turn corners" better than he was doing last year in training camp.

"Last year, I don't think I was doing that a lot," Clowney said to Texans TV. "I wasn't really where I wanted to be, but I was out there. This year, I'm doing a lot more: working my moves, working my hands, and flipping."

He had a strong showing in OTAs and minicamp, missing just one practice when he had the flu. Clowney has been diligent about taking care of his body in the offseason.

"I just stretched a lot more, went to yoga, chiropractor," Clowney said. "I did everything that I wasn't doing before. It's starting to help me a lot, so everything is coming together at the right time."

Clowney recorded a sack, tackle for loss, pass defensed, or quarterback hit as well as at least two tackles in 10 of the 13 games he appeared in last year. Now in training camp, the Texans former No. 1 overall pick hopes to build on what he started in 2015.

He's not the only one.

"With Jadeveon, he is going into his third year," O'Brien said. "He's healthy. He's had a really good offseason. When he has played for us in the past, he's played very, very well. He's made a lot of plays. He's an explosive player. We look for him to continue to get better out here every day and then make a lot of plays for us in the fall."

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