Deshaun Watson didn’t have a bye week
Houston Texans’ rookie Deshaun Watson knows he still has a lot of work to do despite a great start to his NFL career.
While I’m sure many players on the Houston Texans enjoyed their bye last week by kicking back and relaxing, rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson didn’t stop working.
Watson told reporters this week that he watched some film in order to evaluate how he’s played over the course of his first six NFL games and did some other things in order to stay sharp.
"“I worked out, worked on my conditioning and watched a lot of film of myself — self-evaluation,” Watson said, via the Houston Chronicle. “I tried to correct mistakes and build on that.”“I want to make better decisions,” he said. “Ball placement, quicker reads, pocket awareness and operate the offense the best I can.”"
Watson has certainly not been perfect this season, but his numbers are surprisingly great, since so many naysayers were claiming that he wouldn’t be able to make an impact as a rookie.
Boy were they wrong.
Watson has already thrown for 1,297 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions to go along with a quarterback rating of 101.1. He also has 28 carries for 202 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
I’m sure Watson was also watching film on the Seattle Seahawks for this Sunday’s game because he’s going to have his hands full with their defense.
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The Seahawks’ defense doesn’t give up much on the ground, so the Texans will likely need Watson to work some magic either through the air or as a runner.
The Texans’ defense will also have the task of keeping Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson contained.
Comment below and tell us how you think Watson will do against the Seahawks. Can he lead the Texans to a win?