5 teams that should call and trade for Deshaun Watson

Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) /
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Could the Panthers break their “silence” and trade for Watson?

The Carolina Panthers are a team that’s rumored to quietly be in pursuit of Deshaun Watson before the legal troubles came to light one would assume they will be interested again when the time comes.

A trade package from Carolina for Watson would include Sam Darnold to start but from there it gets interesting. The Texans are rumored to want heavy draft capital and a starting defensive player in any package for Watson.

So aside from the obvious Quarterback-for-Quarterback, trade from Carolina would need to include the likes of 2 or 3 first-round picks, Multiple second-round picks, and a player like Brian Burns the defensive end. That’s a steep price to pay for any team but if Carolina believes they’re a quarterback away, then they will do whatever it takes.

A potential Texans-Panthers trade:

The trade for Sam Darnold leads many to believe that the Panthers had moved away from a possible Deshaun trade. Yet recent reports and rumors that have leaked their way out say otherwise.

It would be wise to think that when Watson is traded, Carolina tries their best to be his landing spot. And with Carolina being in a different conference than the Texans, it’s going to help decrease any chance of Watson coming back into town and adding more drama.

The NFC has a more wide-open shot at the playoffs, and our next team may be able to get back to January football with the help of Watson.