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Sport Texans' Deshaun Watson misses practice again but isn't injured

11:40  13 september  2021
11:40  13 september  2021 Source:   yardbarker.com

Deshaun Watson could be a ‘healthy scratch’ for entire 2021 season?

  Deshaun Watson could be a ‘healthy scratch’ for entire 2021 season? If the NFL doesn't place Watson on the exempt list and no trade can be fostered, the Texans may simply not play the QB.Watson demanded a trade in January, citing a desire to get away from the Texans’ organization. Houston refused to move him, rejecting inquiries from across the NFL and doing everything in their power to convince the Pro Bowl quarterback to stay.

A report surfaced Monday that wantaway Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson was missing practice sessions to receive treatment for the ankle and calf injuries that had sidelined him earlier this month.

a baseball player holding a bat on a field: Deshaun Watson did not attend this past Saturday's preseason opener at the Green Bay Packers and is not expected to travel with the Texans for this coming Saturday's exhibition matchup at the Dallas Cowboys. © Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Deshaun Watson did not attend this past Saturday's preseason opener at the Green Bay Packers and is not expected to travel with the Texans for this coming Saturday's exhibition matchup at the Dallas Cowboys.

However, Texans coach David Culley told reporters Tuesday that the 25-year-old who requested a trade before he began facing 22 lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct and 10 criminal complaints is not injured.

Texans GM Nick Caserio offers update on Deshaun Watson situation

  Texans GM Nick Caserio offers update on Deshaun Watson situation The Texans have announced that Tyrod Taylor will start their season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, meaning Watson will likely be inactive. General manager Nick Caserio acknowledged that during an appearance on Sports Radio 610 Wednesday morning, though he would not commit to any specific plan for Watson going forward. Texans’ GM Nick Caserio this morning to Payne & Pendergast on @SportsRadio610 regarding Deshaun Watson’s status for Sunday’s opener vs. Jacksonville: “I wouldn’t expect him to play. … I wouldn’t anticipate him playing this Sunday and we’ll recalibrate as we go.

"Deshaun is here," Culley explained, according to Sarah Barshop of ESPN.

"Again, every day he's here, he comes in, and he works. He does what we ask him to do and he's here every day and he's doing fine."

Culley added on Watson: "He got his work done yesterday. He just didn't get his work done when we were out here. We had a little different schedule yesterday than he had been. He got his work in. He's doing fine."


Video: Texans hindered by unknowns in Watson situation (Yahoo! Sports)

Watson did not attend this past Saturday's preseason opener at the Green Bay Packers and is not expected to travel with the Texans for this coming Saturday's exhibition matchup at the Dallas Cowboys. The Texans listed Watson fourth on the depth chart last week, but it's believed no team will trade for him now that a grand jury investigation has been launched regarding the serious and disturbing allegations made against him.

Report: Tony Buzbee Says He Spoke With FBI About Deshaun Watson

  Report: Tony Buzbee Says He Spoke With FBI About Deshaun Watson The attorney representing the women who filed 22 active lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct against the Texans QB said the FBI has met with several of his clients. Tony Buzbee, the attorney representing the women in the 22 active civil lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct against Deshaun Watson, said he has spoken to the FBI about the Texans quarterback. In an exclusive interview with League of Justice founder, CBS Sports Radio and Fox Sports Radio’s Amy Dash, the attorney revealed that FBI agents from the Houston field division allegedly visited him at his office and that he has spoken with them multiple times.

Watson will likely be made ineligible to play for any team via the commissioner's exempt list if he's indicted. Meanwhile, veteran Tyrod Taylor remains Houston's QB1 heading into the weekend.

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Deshaun Watson expresses frustration with media: 'Why are you all always filming me every day?' .
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is growing frustrated with being in the spotlight. Watson lashed out at the media Thursday, asking why he's always getting filmed at practice. Watson made the comment while walking past a row of cameras. As he walked toward the media, Watson said, "Why are you all always filming me every day? It's the same s***." Deshaun Watson: “Why are you all always filming me every day? It’s the same s—.” pic.twitter.

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