Texans rookie Deshaun Watson only completed three of the 10 passes he attempted against the Patriots on Saturday night, but he ran for a touchdown and a couple of those passes went for big gains that set up 10 Houston points while he was in the game. Both of those big gains came courtesy of [more]
Texans rookie Deshaun Watson has plenty to learn about playing quarterback in the NFL, but he’s picked up something from George Costanza already. Watson left Saturday night’s game against the Patriots on a high note by freezing defensive end Kony Ealy and changing direction before a sprint into the end zone for a two-yard touchdown. [more]
Texans coach Bill O’Brien said early this month that Deshaun Watson is “ahead of any rookie quarterback I’ve ever been around” and Watson’s been seeing time with the first team as the Texans try to keep the progress coming in his first NFL season. O’Brien said that both Watson and Tom Savage had two good [more]
Patriots star Tom Brady imparted wisdom to Texans rookie QB Watson as New England and Houston held joint practices in West Virginia.
Tom Savage is Houston's starting quarterback for now, but coach Bill O'Brien is keeping a keen eye on rookie Deshaun Watson, charting his progress as the Texans prepare for their season opener
Brady said that his lack of speed is why he fell so far in the draft in the first place
The Texans have had a couple of goals at quarterback this summer as they prepare Tom Savage to enter a season as the starter for the first time while also developing first-round pick Deshaun Watson into a player who will be ready to step in if needed at some point down the line. That effort [more]
DeShaun Watson made waves during his NFL debut on Wednesday night, awing fans and opponents alike with an impressive preseason opener. Watson, a first-round draft pick for the Houston Texans, made a clear case that he’d be an effective...Show More Summary
While discussing his first game action as an NFL player, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson said that the players were bigger, faster and stronger but that it was “still football” to describe his comfort level against the Panthers. Texans coach Bill O’Brien agreed with that sentiment, saying that it’s clear to him that nothing is too […]
Three years ago, as then-Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel embarked on the first preseason games of his career, the overriding question related to whether he could keep himself healthy by minimizing the number of times he is hit. For current Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, it’s fair to at least pay attention to his ability […]
Houston’s first-round pick showed just enough in his NFL preseason debut.
DeShaun Watson looked like the Texans starting quarterback during his first NFL action.
Activity in the Carolinas came to a screeching halt Wednesday night. Well, as close as a preseason NFL game can get to stopping all activity. DeShaun Watson, who led Clemson to a national title, made his NFL debut for the Houston Texans. At Clemson, Watson — runner-up for the Heisman Trophy — was must-see TV. As […]
Deshaun Watson is still chasing Tom Savage, but the rookie showed some promising signs on Wednesday night.
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson played in his first NFL game on Wednesday night, but it wasn’t his first time in Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. Watson played in the 2015 ACC Championship Game in the stadium and led Clemson to a 45-37 win by throwing for three touchdowns and running for two others. Watson […]
He probably hasn’t won the starting job yet, but Watson certainly put some heat on Tom Savage Wednesday night. The Houston Texans lost their preseason opener to the Carolina Panthers, 27-17. It was an overall disappointing night for an offense that put up 410 net yards but found the end zone just twice. Show More Summary
It was hard to tell who most of the crowd in Charlotte was there to see. While there were plenty of Clemson fans in the building who drove up for the debut of Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, Panthers first-round running back Christian McCaffrey didn’t disappoint. Except maybe himself. McCaffrey had seven carries for 33 […]
It was just the first preseason game, but Wednesday night won’t lead anyone to believe the Houston Texans have all their offensive issues figured out, especially at quarterback. Though, the Texans’ first drive after halftime led by rookie Deshaun Watson will offer some hope. Show More Summary
The NFL preseason is a tricky thing to analyze. Prized rookies do what they can to show they are worth the price and the hype, but looking too much into an exhibition game is a dangerous thing to do. There is no way to simulate actual...Show More Summary
Deshaun Watson shined in his NFL preseason debut, completing 15 of 25 passes for 179 yards and running for a score and the Houston Texans lost to the Carolina Panthers 27-17