McClain: The return of Whitney Mercilus

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McClain: The return of Whitney Mercilus
McClain: The return of Whitney Mercilus

Outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus has the timing of a Swiss watch. Mercilus is off to the best start of his Texans career in the last year of his contract. For the first time in eight years, Mercilus has registered three sacks in the first two games. If he stays healthy and continues to excel, he's going to get paid by the Texans or another team. Based on his exceptional start, the price of doing business with Mercilus is skyrocketing. Mercilus is taking advantage of the Jadeveon Clowney trade to Seattle. He has returned to his natural position on the weak side and is getting opportunities to rush primarily from the outside. “Business needed to be handled between the franchise and Clowney,”

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