It gained’t fairly be a decision, however Deshaun Watson could be out of Houston within the coming weeks.
The Texans could commerce Watson to the Miami Dolphins as soon as this week, in accordance to a report by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. If a deal can’t get completed this week, the hope is to get it throughout the end line by the Nov. 2 commerce deadline, per the Chronicle.
Watson, who has been inactive all year amid authorized troubles, has a no-trade clause, however would reportedly approve a commerce to the Dolphins. Twenty-two civil lawsuits have been filed towards the 26-year-old accusing him of sexual assault and misconduct, with police and NFL investigations ongoing.
The Dolphins, led by 2020 No. 5 general decide Tua Tagovailoa, dropped to 1-5 with a loss to the Jaguars in London this previous week. In 13 career NFL video games, Tagovailoa has 2,358 yards, 14 touchdowns and 7 interceptions with a 64.1% completion proportion.
Watson, in concept, would give them a wanted enhance at quarterback, although in observe, he hasn’t performed since 2020 and his myriad of points off the sector could be, at greatest, a distraction.
Houston GM Nick Caserio has reportedly requested for 3 first-round picks and two second-round picks in a commerce. Watson, whose four-year, $156 million contract extension doesn’t kick in till subsequent season, requested to be dealt within the offseason, however his career has, in essence, been placed on maintain due to the allegations relating to his conduct with therapeutic massage therapists.
The Dolphins have been certainly one of eight groups that reportedly confirmed curiosity early this offseason. Most of these talks, although, had been on maintain due to the lawsuits towards Watson.
Evidently, that’s now not the case.