Houston Texans: How to navigate from current doom to Champagne room

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What should be the direction of the Houston Texans?

Blowing a 24-0 nothing lead in a divisional playoff game. Trading away one of the best wide receivers in franchise history for virtually nothing. A head coach that may have had the most epic fallout the NFL has ever seen-with an obsession to control everything and make mountains out of molehills.  The franchise’s best defensive player opting for free agency.

When it rains, it pours. The Houston Texans are no exception to that saying- and now their franchise quarterback faces a historic amount of sexual assault allegations that have the future uncertain as investigations are underway.

So where do the Texans go from here? Do they try to trade Watson anywhere and honor his request? Or does due process win out and he’s not moved until a decision is made in court? We could be seeing the hypothetical death of a franchise here if it’s not handled right.