Deshaun Watson
Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 223 Age: 28 Exp: 7 years College: Clemson Drafted: 2017 R1 12
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Position Rank: 37th
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Week 22
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Week 22
Posted: 5/23/2024 4:47 am GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) will throw every other day as part of his ongoing rehab, per head coach Kevin Stefanski.
Huddle Up: Cleveland added Jerry Jeudy to a receiver room brimming with potential, so if Watson can stay upright he could deliver decent production from fantasy owners. Given his recent history, though, he can't be viewed as more than a midrange QB2 with upside.
Posted: 5/22/2024 2:53 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) won't throw at organized team activities Wednesday, May 22, which is the first session open to the media. He threw Tuesday, May 21.
Huddle Up: Watson enters this fantasy season with probably the least about of fanfare or intrigue of his career. He's a QB2 that probably only really deserves a roster spot in two-QB leagues.
Posted: 5/20/2024 10:28 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) is expected to be eased into the voluntary workouts with the hope of participating in seven-on-seven and team drills near the end of organized team activities and into the mandatory minicamp.
Huddle Up: Watson seems to be on track for the start of training camp, but fantasy players should keep an eye on the situation over the next few months. He has not posted great numbers since joining the Browns and probably can be a No. 2 quarterback in most fantasy leagues.
Posted: 4/16/2024 7:37 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) told reporters he is "throwing full speed" and intends to participate at some level during organized team activities, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Watson has been a monumental disappointment for the Browns since his trade from the Houston Texans in March of 2022, but injuries have played an important role in his inability to reach the same heights he did before the trade. Cleveland appears to be going all-in on giving him the supporting cast he needs, as the team added Jerry Jeudy to a supporting cast that already had Amari Cooper, Elijah Moore and David Njoku. Watson will be considered a middling QB2 this offseason, but there is a decent possibility he manages to return to his former QB1 self if he is truly fully healthy.
Posted: 4/04/2024 5:36 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) told reporters on Thursday, April 4, that he is "very confident" he will be ready to play in the season opener.
Huddle Up: Watson underwent shoulder surgery in mid-November, so it would make sense why he and his doctors are confident he will be ready to play nearly 10 months later. The question will likely be how much he will participate in training camp. Watson's first two seasons with Cleveland have not gone according to plan, but he has a shot at bouncing back this year with a loaded supporting cast. Consider him a fantasy QB2 option with low-end QB1 upside.
Posted: 3/28/2024 10:37 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) has been receiving positive medical reports this offseason as he rehabs his shoulder, and general manager Andrew Berry said the team does not expect any issues for Watson, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot.
Huddle Up: Watson appears to be on track to participate in training camp and should be fine for the start of the 2024 regular season. He has been inconsistent since joining the Browns and probably should be considered a No. 2 quarterback in fantasy leagues but has the chance to have more value if he plays well.
Posted: 3/19/2024 4:33 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) could begin some light throwing as soon as Tuesday, March 19, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Posted: 2/19/2024 5:35 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) is expected to begin throwing during the month of March, according to sources Monday, Feb. 19.
Huddle Up: Watson averaged 14.5 fantasy points per game while dealing with a shoulder injury but did have two top-10 finishes through the first three weeks. Managers will need to monitor his throwing progress, and he should be viewed as a high-end QB2 until he shows more consistency.
Posted: 1/14/2024 8:39 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) is making good progress in his recovery and will be the Browns starting quarterback moving forward, according to head coach Kevin Stefanski.
Huddle Up: It is not known if Watson will be able to participate in offseason workouts, but he should be ready for training camp. He played well at times this season but may be a low-end No. 1 quarterback in leagues next season.
Posted: 11/21/2023 9:51 pm GMT
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) underwent surgery on his injured shoulder on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who expects Watson to be ready for the start of the 2024 season.
Huddle Up: Fantasy managers already know Watson is out for the remainder of the season, but this report is further confirmation that he should be fine to play in 2024. The Browns will move forward this season with some combination of Dorian Thompson-Robinson, P.J. Walker or Joe Flacco.
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