Jadeveon Clowney punctuated his pick-six with his best Gronk spike impression

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 24: Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans reacts with J.J. Watt #99 after recovering a fumble for a touchdown during the second quarter of a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 24, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Jadeveon Clowney celebrates with J.J. Watt after his touchdown against the Patriots. –Maddie Meyer / Getty Images

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The end of Jadeveon Clowney’s pick-six Sunday may have looked familiar to Patriots fans.

After returning his second-quarter interception of Tom Brady for a touchdown, the Houston Texans defensive end made it clear to his teammates he needed room — for he had a specific celebration in mind for his first career touchdown. In front of the Patriots home crowd, Clowney wound up and unleashed a trademark Gronk spike.

Whether the dramatized spike was intended as a tribute or to troll the Patriots tight end is unclear.

For comparison’s sake, Rob Gronkowski scored his 70th career touchdown earlier in the game and punctuated it with his usual celebration.