Watson’s emergence helps ease loss of Watt for Texans
It’s probably not too early to call Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson the NFL’s next big star. According to the Texans, Watson helped furnish 176 homes that were damaged by the hurricane, through Habitat for Humanity.
Scoring was the Texans’ problem, as they ranked no better than 14th in points the previous four seasons. Amazing how a franchise quarterback can change the identity of a team overnight. “Everything has flipped, turned 180 degrees from last season,” owner Bob McNair said, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
The Browns probably would love a mulligan. Coach Hue Jackson expressed to Deshaun Watson on draft day his interest in Watson, but Cleveland traded the pick to the Texans. Jackson and the Browns got to see first hand what they missed out on in a 33-17 Houston victory.
According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Cole sustained a Grade 2 hamstring strain on the play. The injury could keep Cole sidelined for at least four weeks. As he wheeled around to return the ball, Cole attempted to leap over wide receiver Rashard Higgins and was tackled.
Cris Carter: The Texans have found their guy in Deshaun Watson
J.J. Watt's injury was demoralizing for the Texans. Losing Odell Beckham Jr. deflated the Giants. Rodgers's last extended absence came in 2013, when a similar injury forced him to miss seven games and the team went 2-4-1, staying afloat just enough to make the playoffs.
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s torrid start to his NFL career continued in Sunday’s 33-17 rout of the Browns as he went 17-of-29 for 225 yards and three touchdowns. Watson is setting all sorts of records for rookie quarterbacks and he’s raising the expectations for what the Texans can do even though they suffered a pair […]
The incessant failure has been unbearably painful for the Browns and their fans. On Sunday, Deshaun Watson made it feel even worse. Houston's getting-better-by-the-week rookie quarterback, a player Cleveland could have drafted this year but chose to go in a different direction, threw three touchdown passes as the Texans kept the Browns winless with a […]
Houston will look to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Bronx
In just five starts, Deshaun Watson is on pace to slam his name in the record books. The rookie leads the NFL with 15 touchdown passes despite not starting in Week 1.
Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wants more. After setting two rookie touchdown records in a win over Cleveland on Sunday, Watson wasn't completely satisfied. Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Texans the 33-17 victory.