A possible commerce companion has emerged for the Texans amid experiences of Deshaun Watson’s unhappiness with the group.
In keeping with a report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen — citing “knowledgeable hypothesis” from an unnamed supply — Watson might take into account being traded to the Dolphins in a deal that sends quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and extra compensation to Houston. Mortensen, who famous that Watson’s current $156 contract has a no-trade clause, additionally added he’s sad with the staff’s “insensitivity to social justice,” notably because it pertains to its hiring practices.
Watson, who reportedly came upon on social media that the Texans had employed basic supervisor Nick Caserio, needed them to interview Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy — who’s Black — for the staff’s vacant head coach place. Houston reportedly didn’t take into account Bieniemy for the position.
Sources say Watson might play hardball with Texans a few commerce. His new $156 million contract features a no-trade clause however knowledgeable hypothesis from a supply is that he would take into account the @MiamiDolphins by which Tua Tagovailoa and extra compensation goes to Houston.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 10, 2021
This follows a Friday report from Professional Soccer Discuss’s Mike Florio that Watson might request a commerce after information broke of the Caserio rent. Florio was shortly refuted by NFL beat author John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. That mentioned, a number of experiences counsel Watson is offended on the staff for the best way it dealt with its offseason hires, which reportedly consists of ignoring a search agency to rent Caserio.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter:
Additionally price noting: One supply mentioned this week that, after Houston traded Professional Bowl extensive receiver DeAndre Hopkins final low season, Deshaun Watson’s anger stage was “a 2….This time, it’s a 10.” https://t.co/CsqZYbe3OK
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 10, 2021
Relating to a possible commerce: Miami would wish to ship appreciable belongings to Houston in return for the Professional Bowl signal-caller and his huge contract — properly price it contemplating his incredible 2020 marketing campaign. That seemingly would come with the No. three general choose within the 2021 NFL Draft — which the Dolphins secured in a commerce with the Texans for offensive sort out Laremy Tunsil and receiver Kenny Stills — in addition to Miami’s personal No. 18 choose.
Miami would wish to make appreciable additions to its offensive line and receiving corps to help Watson, although he would supply an instantaneous improve at quarterback. Houston, ought to it declare Miami’s first-round picks, might additionally start rebuilding the staff round Tagovailoa with targets at receiver and alongside the O-line.