Texans “soften” asking price for Deshaun Watson
Texans have started to ‘soften’ their asking price for beleaguered quarterback Deshaun Watson, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. As the transaction deadline approaches, there is a possibility that Watson will be processed next month.
“Watson has made it clear he doesn’t want to play for the Houston Texans“Glazer said on today’s TV show.”But it’s interesting because as we entered this season, the Texans weren’t really answering phone calls. They weren’t open to trade talks unless someone made them a ridiculous trade offer – over six draft picks. They’ve already been offered three ones and three threes. However, I was told last week that their position has started to soften a bit with this. “
The Dolphins remain Watson’s ‘obvious’ business partner, despite owning Stephen ross seems to be relying on his less enthusiastic front office for now. At the last check, the Texans had substantial offers for Watson, although interested clubs want those picks to come with conditions. Namely, safeguards that would mitigate the blow if Watson is suspended or parked on the commissioner’s exemption list.
As it stands, Watson could immediately play for any team that trades for him. Still, that could change at any time, pending the outcome of his 22 lawsuits, more than 10 complaints against the police or the whim of the league office.
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