Running Back Who Was Eaten Alive By Jadeveon Clowney Refuses To Acknowledge He's Special Player

  • Jake O'Donnell

Journeyman Antone Smith might end up with a roster spot on the Falcons, and go on to have a successful season filling in for Steven Jackson when and if the 31-year-old back shows his age. Maybe. Of course, there’s always the possibility that none of that happens and Antone Smith goes down in history as the first NFL victim of Jadeveon Clowney — the fastest pass rusher ever.

The least Smith could do is give credit where it’s due. Ya know, like, give Clowney some props for getting into the backfield an putting his helmet on the ball carrier in literally one second. Nope. Apparently Clowney is “Just a guy.”

“I don’t see anything special,” Smith said, according to CBS Houston. “He’s just a guy. He’s a guy who plays defensive end. He plays pretty good. Made a good play.”

Sure, it was a missed blocking assignment (also an understatement), but come on, does this look like “just a guy”?

In other news, Barack Obama is “just a civil servant” and Jesus Christ was “just a carpenter who talked a lot.”

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