In late January, it was reported that Deshaun Watson requested to be moved out of Houston just hours after the team named David Culley as the team’s new head coach.
Watson has had zero communications with the Texans front office to further show that he is willing to play hardball and force his way out.
Rumor has it Watson is already eyeing a handful of preferred destinations, as ESPN Upstate reported that Watson would waive his no-trade clause to join the Carolina Panthers, New York Jets, and Miami Dolphins.
That is nice news to know, but the Texans have still maintained their position of not trading him or entertaining calls for Watson, at least for now.
The Jets have the No. 2 overall selection and plenty of cap space to bring in the recruits needed to build around Watson. Miami is sitting at No. 3 and can send young QB Tua Tagovailoa to the Texans in a potential trade.
Carolina has the least attractive package, unless they decided to all-in with multiple first-round picks and some talented players to throw in to get their franchise QB.