This is why Deshaun Watson is the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback.
The first half between the Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals has been very boring with a whole lot of punting.
Then all of a sudden, during the final two minutes of the first half, the Texans and rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson put together a scoring drive that he capped off with a 49 yard touchdown run.
Check out Watson’ run below thanks to the NFL’s Twitter account.
Watson has helped the Texans head into the locker room with a 10-6 halftime lead. He completed 8 of 13 pass attempts for 73 yards. Watson also has two carries for 53 yards and one touchdown on the ground.
Tom Savage’s agent might be mad that his client was benched in favor of Watson, but after watching the rookie in the first half, I would hope he now understands.
There’s no way Houston would be winning 10-6 at the half if Savage had started the game at quarterback. He probably would have suffered an injury after getting sacked.
It’s going to be interesting to see how both offenses look in the second half.
Watson will have a chance to come out and lead the Texans to a victory during his first ever NFL start. Not bad at all. It looks like trading up for him in the 2017 NFL Draft was worth it for Houston.
As of right now, Watson looks like he’s the real deal and here to stay. Houston has found their franchise quarterback.
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