Houston Texans 2017 1st round pick, Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson

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  1. stingray

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    No MVP title should be be attached to his name till earned. Welcome to Houston, Deshaun, i hope you become a legend here!!
     
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    "This guy is a winner - I don't think anyone can argue with that," coach Bill O'Brien said. "When I met him at the combine, he was a very poised guy, answered the questions very honestly, good memory, good recall of plays in his college career.

    "When he came here to meet with us - our whole offensive staff - he was able to learn plays and teach them back to us."

    "When you watch the college tape, there are so many things he did well throughout his career," O'Brien said. "When the chips were down, he was able to lead the team to victory. That says a lot about a quarterback."

    O'Brien made it clear when he met with the media on Thursday night that Tom Savage is the starter. Brandon Weeden is the backup. Watson will watch and learn and won't play before he's ready.

    "Tom is our starter," O'Brien said. "For a rookie quarterback, it's a big jump (to the NFL). Deshaun is going to work hard, and we're going to teach him and feed him a lot of information."
     
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    Not the QB I wanted , that guy went two picks earlier.

    Wouldn't have drafted him if it were my decision , Now that he's a Texan I hope he makes me eat a huge helping of crow.
     
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    I just don't like him because of his tendency to dab during celebration. I hope one day with therapy I will be able to overcome that
     
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    Deshaun Watson was my dream pick so I can't complain.

    If you can get a QB who is a difference maker there is no price high enough.

    Time will tell if he is that difference maker but till then I'm on board.
     
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    Being a huge fan of Deshaun, I'm ecstatic that we were able to somehow snatch him in the first round. However, I never imagined is trading up that high to get him. Here's hoping he's everything we've waited for!

    I'm all in...
     
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    I remember watching that national championship game against Bama where he lead his team back from the brink .... thinking Damn , sure would be nice if the Texans could land this kid. It'll never happen ....

    After evaluating him during the draft process he wasn't my favorite .... and I was to the point where I didn't want him because I didn't think he was an NFL QB , maybe without that comeback against Bama he's trying to find a position in the NFL , not being drafted as a 1st round QB ....

    I really hope I was wrong in that evaluation .... and he makes me feel like I did watching that comeback against the Tide many times during his career.
     
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    This is where I am.

    Don't think you can win a SB with him.

    He will be better than what was playing QB for the Texans last yr.
     
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    I wonder if they'll fine him for the bow & arrow thing he likes to do.
     
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    My biggest issue with him is if he tries to run like he did in college he'll get squished like a bug. Kid better learn how to navigate the pocket consistently and when he does scramble occasionally he better know how to slide and get down. Those plays are exciting, but he's not the size of Cam Newton.
     
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    Hope the best for him though.
     
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    I'm surprised the Texans actually took one of the top rated QBs. I knew they weren't going to take the guy everyone wanted... & I didn't expect them to trade up. I figured they'd trade out of the first & get Kizer.

    I'm starting to believe Watson was the guy they targeted. I read the article where Rick said the basics of the deal was already in place well before the draft. I read another saying the Texans were locked on Watson since he came to visit.

    That said, if that's their guy I have no problem trading our 2018 first to move up 13 spots. That actually sounds like a pretty good deal.
     
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    I think he'll work as hard if not harder than anyone else at Reliant.

    High character, natural leader, steps up under pressure.

    First guy that really 'feels' like a winning QB we've had here.
     
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    I like what OB has said about how well he learnt the system and how quickly he adjusted to Texans verbiage and systems.

    I think OB sees him as teachable which will be a massive factor, given the questionable relationship OB and the Brockening had
     
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    I wanted someone else being that said. I don't know anything about evaluating QB talent so, I trust our FO's decision. (Hope, he is the one not like last time around)
    WELCOME to the Houston Texans Deshaun Watson!!!

    Go Texans!!!
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Teflon Rick must go

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    I wonder if Rick and Bill were on the same page .

    I wonder if the Texans think the future is now so trading some future picks is no big deal . The defense and some key components are really good now .

    I can't help but think this pick is for the next coach .
     
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    Anybody else check out signal (NFL NETWORK) from Texan war room while everyone waited for the pick to be announced?

    Rick was standing front and center, very ecstatic while O'Brian remained seated, next to him, head down on his phone. Not sure if he had just finished or was about to talk with Deshaun?
     
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    Yep, I saw it Rick and Cal were yucking it up and O'Brien remained stone faced staring at his phone.
     
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    Yeah bro, but you know "too many picks".
     

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