Deshaun Watson’s 1st NFL start came on his 22nd birthday, and the rookie provided one of the most electrifying moments of the young season. One play after taking a pulverizing hit (see below), Watson scrambled on 3rd and 15, and looking like RGIII or Colin Kaepernick from a few years ago, simply outran everyone to the end zone.
Watson’s got a long way to go, mostly because he’s playing behind a terrible offensive line. It’s going to be a long season for the Texans – even though they beat the hapless Bengals, 13-9 – but Watson should come into his own in the 2nd half. I think the return of Will Fuller from injury will open up the offense.