Deshaun Watson met with the four teams but is reportedly “torn.”
It’s been over a year since this whole ordeal began for Deshaun Watson. After being cleared of criminal charges, one would think that Watson would have been monitoring the league and possible destinations. This would be a logical step to getting back to football and moving on from the whole situation.
However, that is not the case. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk tweeted out an update that, at this point, had the entire NFL rolling their eyes. Watson is reportedly “torn” after seeing what the Browns, Panthers, Saints, and Falcons had to offer. Florio also added that each team’s head coach, GM, and owner all presented their pitches to Watson.
Wednesday came and will most likely go without any fanfare in the NFL. Instead, Watson’s indecision holds up many others behind him as teams try to figure out what will occur.
Deshaun Watson, please make up your mind so we can all move on
It’s been long enough, and analyzing a team can’t take that long. In an offseason that’s seen the drama of an Aaron Rodgers contract negotiation and a Tom Brady return, this needs to happen soon. It could be soon, a few days, weeks, who knows at this point.
Could Watson wind up back on the Texans at the end of this? Possibly. The chances of that are extremely low. If there’s one thing for sure, it’s that the NFL cannot be predicted in terms of free agency- and that to a point is what makes it great.
However, at the end of the day, this is a franchise-changing move that’s been anticipated for a very long time. Just pick the best team for you, and please do it quickly.