Several Houston Texas players have reportedly indicated their support for center-back Deshaun Watson to do “what is best for himself” amid rumors that he may be looking for a bargain after his growing dissatisfaction with the franchise.
Greg Bishop and Jenny Frentas From Sports Illustrated On Saturday, “several” of his teammates reported expressing similar sentiments to those of Texas defensive team JG Watt offered to Watson after the team lost in Week 17 to the Tennessee Titans to complete the 4–12 season:
A source close to Watson said, “He just wants out.” Sports Illustrated.
Watson has been fantastic throughout the campaign, finishing second in the NFL in the passerby rating (112.4), but his frustration appears to stem from what has happened since the season ended.
At ESPN Adam Shifter It was reported on January 7 that the 25-year-old Clemson producer was unhappy that Texas hired the new CEO of the New England Patriots Nick Caserio as a new general manager after a process that they had not “considered nor consulted” with his preferred candidates for the position.
Watson also “talked quietly with colleagues about the possibility of requesting a deal,” in Mike Florio
From Pro Football Talk.
Three times Pro Bowler caused a stir Friday afternoon with a coded post on Twitter:
Schefter reported Sunday that Watson’s level of anger after Texas swapped DeAndre Hopkins for the Arizona Cardinals in March was two. After Caserio was set, it was 10 o’clock.
Texas President Cal McNair said Friday he understands that Watson is frustrated with the way GM has been appointed and indicated that he has contacted the midfielder by text message to keep him informed about the vacant club president position.
“This is the intention,” McNair
Reporters. “We want it in the loop and part of the process.”
The question is whether the officers ’latest efforts in Houston came too late.
Watson was already upset by McNair’s previous comments during his press conference to introduce Caserio, when he said he “understands [Watson’s] His point of view before meeting the candidates, “which was what Quarterbuck found a” sponsor, “according to what he said Sports Illustrated Transfer.
The Georgian citizen also received wise words from two of the best players in the history of the franchise, Hopkins and Andre Johnson, who suggested that executive vice president of soccer operations Jack Easterbe posed a problem:
Back players for the franchise are hard to find, and if tensions between the two sides reach a point where they have little choice but to hunt for a deal, it will likely take years before the organization can find a replacement for Watson.
So Texas is likely to use an all-out attack to restore the relationship, highlighted by giving him a keyword in the search for key training. However, there is no doubt that the situation has become a major off-season event.
Massive trade could shift the balance of power in the NFL into the 2021 campaign.