NFL insider fans the flames of Panthers trading for Deshaun Watson

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The Carolina Panthers could be mulling over a move for Deshaun Watson after Sam Darnold’s poor performance in Week 5, according to one NFL insider.

All it’s taken is one disappointing performance from quarterback Sam Darnold for the rumors to start once again. The Carolina Panthers are constantly being linked with Deshaun Watson despite his current legal problems – which would be an absolute bombshell in no uncertain terms given the circumstances surrounding the signal-caller.

It’s clear the Houston Texans are ready to move on.

Watson’s been a healthy scratch throughout the campaign despite Tyrod Taylor going down with an injury, leaving rookie third-round selection Davis Mills manning the plate as the former Clemson star sits in the stands.

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