Watson still faces punishment from the NFL as his legal troubles are not over. Watson has not played since 2020. Mayfield now stands to be traded to one of the team in dire need of a quarterback that would prefer to not start a rookie or sign any of the current free agents.
HOU QB Deshaun Watson - Week 17 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 17 vs. Tennessee Titans
Another loss by the Texans, another big game from Deshaun Watson. In the defeat to the Bengals last week, he threw for 324 yards and three TDs despite injuring his arm in the fourth quarter. This season Watson has thrown for at least 300 yards nine times and has accounted for 33 scores. In the overtime loss at Tennessee in October, he passed for over 330 yards and four touchdowns.