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49ers rumors: Schefter reports a ‘growing sense’ inside Texans that Deshaun Watson has played his last snap there

Jan 17, 2021 at 11:16 AM--


The Deshaun Watson saga continues, and the star quarterback may have played his last snap for the Houston Texans. At least, that is the "growing sense" from sources in and around the organization, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter (h/t to Patrick Tulini).


Schefter adds that the Texans head-coaching vacancy has gone from the least-desirable opening to the worst head-coaching job in the NFL. That's not good news for owner Cal McNair and new general manager Nick Caserio.


If Watson has no intention of playing for the Texans again, he could force a trade. That's where teams like the San Francisco 49ers might come in, should they look to upgrade the quarterback position. San Francisco currently owns the third-best odds to have Watson on its roster at the start of the 2021 season, according to oddsmakers at Bovada. Of course, the team with the sportsbook's best odds remains the Texans. Between the two organizations on Bovada's list are the Miami Dolphins.

Watson, 25, is still young and set to enter his fifth NFL season. He is locked up through the 2025 season after signing a four-year contract extension with the Texans in September.

Watson is a three-time Pro Bowl selection and led the league with a career-high 4,823 passing yards through 16 games in 2020, completing 70.2 percent of his passes while throwing 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions.





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