Posted: 7/11/2019 1:07 am UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson has accounted for 52 touchdowns, 45 passing and seven rushing, in 23 career games.
Huddle Up: Between his rushing stats and knack for putting the ball in the end zone, Watson has already established himself as a top-five fantasy quarterback. Entering his third season, Watson has a legitimate chance to finish as the top fantasy scorer at his position.
Posted: 5/11/2019 2:05 am UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson will 'always make a jump' in performance, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. 'I've always said that I don't think there's any ceiling on Deshaun Watson,' O'Brien said.
Huddle Up: With plenty of weapons to throw to in the passing game and his running ability, Watson needs to be treated as a top-five fantasy at the quarterback position.
Posted: 4/12/2019 4:04 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson posted a league-best 88.2 passer rating when under pressure in the 2018 season.
Huddle Up: Watson lived up to the sophomore fantasy hype, throwing for 4,165 yards and 26 touchdowns while rushing for 551 yards and five scores to finish fourth among fantasy QBs. He'll be one of the top five QBs to come off the board again this summer.
Posted: 2/24/2019 3:02 am UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson became the first quarterback in NFL history with 4,000-plus passing yards (4,165), 25-plus touchdown passes (26), 500-plus rushing yards (551) and five rushing touchdowns (five) in a single season in 2018.
Huddle Up: Watson didn't disappoint in his first full season, and he is a safe bet for QB1 production for the foreseeable future.
Posted: 1/05/2019 11:01 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson completed 29 of 49 passes for 235 yards, throwing one touchdown and one interception in a wild-card playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, Jan. 5. He added 76 yards on the ground.
Huddle Up: Watson was pressured frequently, as is customary behind a poor offensive line. He still managed a respectable yardage total, but had some errant throws every now and then. Watson's running ability and talented receiving corps put him comfortably in QB1 territory heading into 2019.
Posted: 12/30/2018 9:12 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson went 25-for-35 for 234 yards against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17. He also rushed for 66 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries during the game.
Huddle Up: Watson has been playing well over the last several weeks and has seven total touchdowns over the last three weeks. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 quarterback in playoff fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/23/2018 8:12 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson completed 29-of-40 passes for 339 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles and he rushed for 49 yards and two scores.
Huddle Up: Watson stepped up and had a big day despite the fact the team was missing starting tailback Lamar Miller and wideout Demaryius Thomas left with what might be a torn Achilles'. The Texans wrap up the regular season with the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17, and Watson will be there with plenty to play for.
Posted: 12/16/2018 12:12 am UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson completed 22 of 28 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns in a win versus the New York Jets Saturday, Dec. 15. He added 26 rushing yards.
Huddle Up: Watson managed quite a respectable stat line despite being sacked six times. He's one of the toughest quarterbacks in the league and, with the aid of his running ability, has QB1 potential throughout his career as long as he's healthy.
Posted: 12/13/2018 7:12 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) participated fully in practice Thursday, Dec. 13.
Huddle Up: Watson has top five fantasy quarterback upside in Week 15 against an underachieving New York Jets defense. What makes Watson more attractive is that the Jets have surrendered the fourth most rushing yards to quarterbacks this year.
Posted: 12/12/2018 11:12 pm UTC
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Huddle Up: Watson is coming off a solid Week 14 performance but has been held to one touchdown in three of the last four games. He should have some success against the New York Jets and can be a low-end No. 1 quarterback.