Latest Deshaun Watson News

Pitt QB Pickett's stock surging after ACC championship

Dec. 05, 2021 00:44 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett has the records — and now he has an Atlantic Coast Conference championship to go along with them. Pickett’s ascent to a likely Heisman Trophy candidate and a prospective first-round NFL draft pick took another big...

Unexpected title match: Wake Forest, Pitt square off in ACC

Dec. 02, 2021 12:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two surprising programs with high-powered offenses will square off Saturday night when No. 17 Pittsburgh meets 18th-ranked Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. It’s the first time since 2014 that Clemson, with its...

Broncos a magnet for vet QB in '22 but bidders bring baggage

Nov. 23, 2021 02:28 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton swears that committing $90 million to wide receivers Courtland Sutton and Tim Patrick over the weekend wasn't about making Denver an attractive landing pad for a veteran quarterback in 2022. “No, we’re just trying to get better...

Dolphins trade one attitude for another, and are 3-0 since

Nov. 22, 2021 12:49 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — It may be a coincidence. It may be that the schedule got a little bit easier as the Miami Dolphins were getting a little bit healthier. Or perhaps the law of averages dictated that a few breaks had to start going their way. Nope. ...

Texans sink among league's worst teams amid quarterback woes

Nov. 11, 2021 14:09 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Texans drafted Deshaun Watson in the first round in 2017, it seemed they finally found their franchise quarterback after years of woes at the position. Fast forward to 2021 with Watson sitting out amid a trade request and 22 lawsuits...

QB woes have Texans on 8-game skid entering off week

Nov. 08, 2021 16:16 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrod Taylor’s return from injury didn’t help the Houston Texans end their skid Sunday against Miami. But even though things didn’t go well for Taylor in a 17-9 loss to the Dolphins, coach David Culley is sticking with the veteran quarterback and...

Dolphins, Texans both bringing 7-game slides into Sunday

Nov. 05, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (1-7) at MIAMI (1-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Miami by 6.5, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Houston 4-4; Miami 2-6. SERIES RECORD: Houston leads 8-1. ...

Taylor to start at QB for Texans against Dolphins on Sunday

Nov. 04, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Last season Tyrod Taylor started one game for the Los Angeles Chargers before being sidelined when a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung when giving a painkilling injection for a rib injury. By the time he recovered he'd lost his job to Justin...

For a change, Dolphins and Texans both won't lose this week

Nov. 04, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — One team is winless at home, the other is winless on the road. One team scores the fewest points in the NFL, the other gives up the most yards in the league. One team has a quarterback who wanted out, the other has a quarterback who hasn’t seemed wanted. ...

No Cam reunion: Jones, not Newton leads Pats vs. Panthers

Nov. 04, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This was supposed to be the Cam Newton game. It was to be Newton’s homecoming, and a chance for the Carolina Panthers’ 2011 No. 1 draft pick to face his former team after releasing him before the 2020 season. Instead,...