Deshaun Watson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Texans' Deshaun Watson helping Tyrod Taylor prepare to start?

    Yardbarker "As things stand heading into the first days of August, veteran journeyman Tyrod Taylor is set to start at quarterback for the Houston Texans ahead of Deshaun Watson for multiple reasons.  Taylor is Houston's default QB1 during training-camp sessions as Watson watches team..." July 30

  • Jalen Hurts speaks on Deshaun Watson to Eagles trade rumors

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "A few minutes after the horn sounded Wednesday on the Eagles’ first day of training camp, Jalen Hurts rounded up a handful of wide receivers for a post-practice chat. The group consisted of DeVonta Smith, Travis Fulgham, John Hightower, and JJ Arcega-Whiteside, each of whom..." July 29

  • Texans taking Deshaun Watson situation 'one day at a time'

    Pro Football Talk "Deshaun Watson is at Texans training camp, but little else about his future with the team became clear during General Manager Nick Caserio’s Wednesday press conference. Caserio declined to answer a question about whether Watson’s made a trade request and said that..." July 28

  • Deshaun Watson is Present and Practicing at Texans Training Camp

    The Big Lead "In a somewhat surprising development, Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson is both present and practicing at the first day of the team's training camp today. We found out yesterday that Watson would be in attendance, presumably to avoid the $50,000 per day fine the organization can levy if he..." July 28

  • Tyrann Mathieu Appears To Throw Serious Shade At Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson In Cryptic Tweet

    Total Pro Sports "Tyrann Mathieu is clearly sick of all the hoopla surrounding two quarterbacks, who showed up to training camp after demanding trades in the offseason. Earlier today, Texans QB Deshaun Watson appeared in Texans cam after an offseason filled with allegations of sexual misconduct and him..." July 28

  • Texans' Deshaun Watson has 'no restrictions' amid sexual assault investigations

    Yardbarker "Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson is now facing 22 lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct and 10 criminal complaints, two of which were reportedly filed by women not suing the 25-year-old signal-caller.  Watson reportedly wishes to be..." July 27

  • Deshaun Watson news: Biggest questions, from what's next for Texans to trade fits and more

    ESPN "As the Houston Texans prepare to take the field at training camp Wednesday, don't expect to see Deshaun Watson, even though the quarterback reported to the facility on Sunday morning. Although Watson is on the team's roster, he's facing 22 civil..." July 27

  • Ex-NFL GM: Deshaun Watson trade amid lawsuits ‘suicidal’

    New York Post "Deshaun Watson requested a trade from the Texans in January. Months later, he is facing lawsuits due to sexual misconduct allegations by 22 massage therapists. While the 25-year-old is a talented quarterback, former Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints general manager Randy..." July 27

  • Ten Criminal Complaints Are Pending Against Deshaun Watson

    Yahoo! Sports "With Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson back in the fold (for now) and the team trying to trade him but wanting way too much given his current circumstances, Watson’s lawyer has shared with ESPN some of the details about Watson’s current circumstances. Via John..." July 26

  • What a Deshaun Watson Trade Could Look Like With 6 NFL Teams

    Complex "After months of denying interest and rejecting calls about star quarterback Deshaun Watson, the Houston Texans finally shifted their stance on his availability. The Texans are now willing to listen to trade offers for Watson, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Watson, who..." July 26

  • Texans Reportedly Reveal Their Asking Price For Deshaun Watson In Potential Trade And It’s A Lot

    BroBible "The Houston Texans are finally open to trading Deshaun Watson but it’s going to cost a team an arm and a leg. Over the weekend, Watson showed up to Texans camp to protect his contract and make sure he didn’t get fined despite threats earlier in the year that he was going..." July 26

  • Deshaun Watson Has No Trade Market and You Have to Mention Why

    The Big Lead "Deshaun Watson is still a member of the Houston Texans. This is despite the fact that Watson's personal quarterback coach, Quincy Avery, went on the Adam Schefter Podcast last week and said that Watson would be traded by Sunday. I think it's time to point out that..." July 26

  • NFL has said nothing to Deshaun Watson as to whether he’ll be placed on paid leave

    Pro Football Talk "Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson reported for training camp without knowing whether the NFL will place him on paid leave. Watson still doesn’t know whether that will happen. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Watson and his representatives have heard..." July 26

  • NFL Insider Reveals ‘Most Logical Target’ for Deshaun Watson

    Heavy "The Philadelphia Eagles remain the betting favorites to land Deshaun Watson in a trade. They are also the hot pick by numerous plugged-in national reporters to pull the trigger on a blockbuster deal for the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback. The latest tidbit comes..." July 26

  • Deshaun Watson’s QB coach makes bold prediction about potential trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Texans are reportedly open to trading Deshaun Watson, and it sounds like those close to the quarterback believe it is only a matter of time before he ends up with a new team. Quincy Avery, who has been Watson’s personal QB coach since Watson was in high school,..." July 26

  • Houston Texans reportedly are willing to listen to trade offers for Deshaun Watson

    Pro Football Talk "With quarterback Deshaun Watson showing up for training camp and with the NFL not instructing him to go home with pay, it’s time for the Texans to begin yelling “sell!” That’s precisely what they’ve done, leaking to the league-owned media outlet..." July 26

  • Deshaun Watson expected to report for camp, still wants to be traded

    The Score "Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is expected to report for training camp Sunday, a source told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Watson, who didn't attend organized team activities in May, still wants to be moved after requesting a trade from the Texans..." July 25

  • Are the Eagles the favorite to land Deshaun Watson, eventually?

    Pro Football Talk "Whenever mentioning the possibility/inevitably that the Texans will trade quarterback Deshaun Watson, we’ve mentioned three teams: the Broncos, Dolphins, and Eagles. On Thursday, the sideline reporter for the Eagles’ official radio broadcasts applied a percentage to the..." July 23

  • Eagles, Dolphins, and Broncos Share ‘Strong Desire’ for Deshaun Watson

    Heavy "There have been multiple reports out there saying Deshaun Watson already played his last down for the Houston Texans. The organization is just waiting for the smoke to clear on the civil lawsuits surrounding the Pro-Bowl quarterback. The assumption is he’ll get a short..." July 22

  • Miami Dolphins ‘keeping an open mind’ on Deshaun Watson trade

    Sportsnaut "Ever since Deshaun Watson initially submitted his trade request to the Houston Texans, the Miami Dolphins have been viewed as an ideal destination for the NFL’s reigning passing champion. Obviously, an off-field scandal has clouded Watson’s future, but as that..." July 20

  • Texans QB Deshaun Watson’s latest trade partners with status in doubt

    Clutch Points "The situation around Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson is still murky amid the ongoing allegations. With training camps kicking off in just a few days, there is still no decision on whether or not Watson will be suiting up for the Texans in 2021. Well,..." July 20

  • Deshaun Watson ‘Likes’ Tweet Confirming His Status For The 2021 NFL Season

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson appears to know what he will be doing during the 2021 NFL season. On Monday, a fan on Twitter asked him if he would be playing football in 2021, because he has him on his fantasy team. July 20

  • Texans Haven't Made 'Any Move' Toward Dealing QB Deshaun Watson

    Bleacher Report "Despite speculation about a Deshaun Watson trade throughout the offseason, the Houston Texans haven't tried to deal the star quarterback, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The Texans haven't made "any move toward trading him at all," Rapoport..." July 19

  • Attorney Tony Buzbee Takes Shot At Deshaun Watson While On Honeymoon

    Total Pro Sports "Tony Buzbee never misses an opportunity to take a shot at Deshaun Watson. Buzbee and his wife Frances have been honeymooning in Greece this month, but he took some time out to take an insane shot at the Houston Texans quarterback. July 19

  • Could NFL place Deshaun Watson on exempt list before training camp?

    Larry Brown Sports "Deshaun Watson’s legal situation isn’t getting any clearer, and with training camp right around the corner, it may force the NFL into making some sort of decision on his status. In a recent appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show,” Albert Breer of The MMQB..." July 18

  • NFL insider says Deshaun Watson could play in 2021

    Sportsnaut "Star quarterback Deshaun Watson has played his last snap for the Houston Texans, but we could see him on the field for another NFL team in the upcoming 2021 season. Watson, who is currently under both criminal and NFL investigations for multiple..." July 17

  • Deshaun Watson ‘intrigued’ by trade to Broncos

    Sportsnaut "As uncertainty surrounds the NFL future for star quarterback Deshaun Watson, the 25-year-old is thinking about his next landing spot and an eventual trade from the Houston Texans. Watson, a Pro Bowl selection each of the past three seasons, demanded a trade when the..." July 15

  • Adam Schefter Explains Why Eagles Are Frontrunners For Deshaun Watson, But Not Aaron Rodgers

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson is still trying to navigate his way through some serious legal troubles, so there’s still no certainty as to whether or not he’ll even play in the 2021 NFL season. But if he does — or whenever he returns — there will be one team in particular who should be..." July 14

  • Could Deshaun Watson be traded to the Eagles before the season begins?

    Larry Brown Sports "Deshaun Watson’s status remains unclear as training camp quickly approaches, but there is a chance the trade market for him could still heat up before the start of the regular season. If it does, the Philadelphia Eagles may be the team to watch. During a Wednesday morning..." July 14

  • Deshaun Watson situation remains quiet, two weeks from opening of training camp

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans report for training camp on July 29. It’s still not known whether quarterback Deshaun Watson will be present. His status hinges on two key factors. First, if the 22 civil lawsuits pending against him settle by then, Watson could then be traded. Second, if..." July 14

  • Deshaun Watson training with Jordan Love, Justin Fields?

    Yardbarker "The status of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is up in the air, as it's widely believed he won't be permitted to play for any team this fall while facing 22 civil lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct.  That doesn't mean the..." July 09

  • NFL analysts suggests Deshaun Watson return may not happen until 2023

    Sportsnaut "The immediate outlook for a Deshaun Watson return to the NFL doesn’t look promising. Months after facing more than 20 allegations of sexual assault and misconduct, there is no end in sight for the civil suits filed against the star quarterback. Watson is currently..." July 03

  • From Aaron Rodgers to Deshaun Watson and more: Predicting the outcome of NFL's most pressing situations

    CBS Sports "The NFL never really sleeps, but the beast may be in a mild snooze. The glut of negative news drops out of the league office on Thursday afternoon certainly felt like a pre-vacation bloodletting of sorts. I suspect we get news on some player suspensions (for substance abuse or..." July 02

  • Jilly Anais Is Sticking With Deshaun Watson Even After He Admitted Cheating On Her With IG Massage Therapists

    Black Sports Online "All is quiet on the Deshaun Watson massage therapists’ lawsuits front. With that being said sooner or later something is going to have to happen. With NFL training camps coming up, the Texans will need to know if Watson is going to be available or not. He is still demanding..." June 28

  • Texans' QB Deshaun Watson also can opt out

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Aaron Rodgers can opt out of the 2021 season and save more than $20 million — if he’s willing to make the irrevocable decision to not play football by next Friday. Another franchise quarterback who wants to be traded likely isn’t thinking about the same..." June 25

  • Texans' QB Deshaun Watson Likely Won’t Play Another NFL Game Until 2023

    Total Pro Sports "There had been rumors that Deshaun Watson could possibly sit the entire 2021 season to forced the Houston Texans into trading him, but that before his legal troubles. Fox Sports Radio host Ben Maller said this week that Watson’s 2021 and 2022 seasons are in jeopardy due to the..." June 22

  • Latest On Deshaun Watson Settlement Talks

    Pro Football Rumors "Tony Buzbee, the attorney representing the 22 women who have filed lawsuits against Texans QB Deshaun Watson, said back in May that his clients would not agree to a settlement with Watson. Shortly thereafter, Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that Buzbee had..." June 20

  • No settlements imminent in Deshaun Watson cases?

    Yardbarker "It was a little more than a month ago when Rusty Hardin, the attorney representing Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson in the 22 civil lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct, said he'd been approached about settling the cases out of..." June 18

  • NFL should let Texans, Deshaun Watson know whether he’ll be on paid leave if cases aren’t settled

    Yahoo! Sports "It’s been nearly three months since the first of 22 lawsuits was filed against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging misconduct during massage therapy sessions. The NFL has had a full and fair chance to conduct a preliminary investigation. Soon, the NFL should..." June 15

  • Houston Texans still trying to trade Deshaun Watson: 3 wild-card landing spots

    Sportsnaut "The Houston Texans are “still open to trading” superstar quarterback Deshaun Watson in advance of the 2021 NFL season, according to ESPN’s Dianna Russini (h/t Bleacher Report). Watson is still waiting for the legal process to play out for numerous civil..." June 15

  • Texans 'Still Open' to Trading QB Deshaun Watson

    Bleacher Report "With Deshaun Watson facing multiple lawsuits from women accusing him of sexual assault or misconduct, the Houston Texans are reportedly still looking at trade options involving the three-time Pro Bowler.  Per ESPN's Dianna Russini on Tuesday's episode of Get Up!, the..." June 15

  • Why Houston Texans canceled minicamp and why Deshaun Watson may have benefitted

    USA Today "Houston Texans head coach David Culley made a deal with his players, and they came through. So now, their summer vacation starts earlier and will be extended, and, perhaps one key player can avoid a significant fine. June 10

  • Is Deshaun Watson hoping to make his way to this team?

    The Big Lead "In today's installment of Former Teammate Gives Insight Into Disgruntled QB's Mindset, former Houston Texan and current Denver Broncos cornerback Kareem Jackson told the world that Deshaun Watson wants to be a Bronco ASAP. Jackson appeared on Aqib..." June 09

  • Texans focus on quarterbacks who are here, not Deshaun Watson

    Houston Chronicle "If the Texans follow the lead of other NFL teams and elect to cancel next week’s minicamp, quarterback Deshaun Watson would avoid paying $93,085 in fines. Indianapolis and Philadelphia announced last month they would not have the traditional three-day minicamp — the only..." June 09

  • What are the chances Deshaun Watson plays again in Houston?

    ESPN "As spring workouts wrap up in the NFL, the makeup of the Houston Texans' quarterback depth chart has become a little clearer with the additions of Tyrod Taylor and Davis Mills, but Deshaun Watson's NFL future remains in limbo. Watson didn't show up for..." June 08

  • Texans' Tyrod Taylor ready to replace Deshaun Watson as starting QB

    Yardbarker "The Houston Texans signed veteran journeyman quarterback Tyrod Taylor in March at a time when Houston QB1 Deshaun Watson was demanding a trade and "extremely serious" about never playing another down for the organization. Watson's status in the league dramatically..." June 03

  • David Culley still has nothing to say about Deshaun Watson

    The Spun "Deshaun Watson didn’t report to Texans OTAs this week, amidst his rift with the organization and his ongoing legal situation, after 22 women accused the 25-year-old of sexual misconduct. Despite the uncertainty swirling around the NFL quarterback, it doesn’t seem like..." May 28

  • What's the latest on Houston Texans' QB Deshaun Watson?

    ESPN "In early January, Houston Texans chairman Cal McNair made it clear he was looking to find a new identity for the franchise. In his opening statement of general manager Nick Caserio’s news conference, after mentioning the New England Patriots franchise, from..." May 28

  • Deshaun Watson still wants a trade, 3 ways it can happen

    Sportsnaut "With the Houston Texans starting their offseason program this week, star quarterback Deshaun Watson remains away from the team. NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero notes that Watson will not take part in the organized team activities and still wants to be traded from..." May 25

  • Deshaun Watson won't attend Texans OTAs, still wants to be traded

    NFL.com "When Houston Texans players take the field this week for the start of Phase 3 of the offseason program, Deshaun Watson won't be among them. Watson will not attend organized team activities, which are scheduled to take place in Houston over the next three weeks, and still..." May 24