Bill O'Brien isn't a fan of social media. He doesn't know enough about it to hate it, or even care.
That's why when asked about Jadeveon Clowney's reported Instagram activity Sunday, the Texans head coach brushed it aside, but not before adding a bit of dry humor to his response.
"Yeah, he and I tweeted back and forth about it last night," O'Brien said in his Monday press conference, joking. "I went on 'Spacebook' and he went on Twitter. We were on different, like—I mean, I don't know. This guy wants to play football. He's trying to get better to get back on the field. I'm not going down this Twitter road. I don't even know what that is, really, to be honest with you. Instagram, my kid was trying to talk to me about it last night. Like, 'this is what Instagram is, daddy'. I don't know. We're moving on from that. We're moving on."
O'Brien confirmed on Sunday that Clowney was inactive against Philadelphia because of the flu. He was listed as questionable for the game due to illness/knee. Clowney, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on September 8, returned to the Texans lineup at Tennessee in Week 8.
"He had a little setback this week with the flu and hopefully he'll be back ready for Cleveland," O'Brien said following Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Eagles.
The (4-5) Texans have a bye on Sunday and will face the Browns in Cleveland in Week 11.