Deshaun Watson is seemingly ready to move on from the Houston Texans, following years of organizational dysfunction. With trade rumors swirling around the superstar quarterback, he reportedly might have an eye on where he wants to play.
For their part, the Texans want to keep Watson. Despite tremendous distrust from the 25-year-old in the team’s ownership and front office, Houston is currently focused on salvaging the relationship. If that doesn’t happen and a trade demand is made, Watson could use his no-trade clause to orchestrate a move to his dream landing spot.
Deshaun Watson eyes trade to AFC East
Thanks to his new contract extension, signed before the 2020 NFL season, Deshaun Watson holds some control over his fate. While the Texans may initially refuse to trade him, other teams are already making calls to new general manager Nick Caserio. With Watson willing to sit out games, he could force Houston’s hand. If that happens, the NTC could then help the Pro Bowl quarterback pick which team he lands with in 2021.