How Deshaun Watson becomes Houston Texans starting QB


New England Patriots superstar Tom Brady has been chosen for the cover of ‘Madden 18’. And although the quarterback thinks he can beat the game’s notorious curse, many of his predecessor’s weren’t so lucky.

Deshaun Watson reported to rookie minicamp, signed his contract and is digging into the playbook.

Time to already revise the Houston Texans’ depth chart?

Not so fast. Tom Savage, remember, is still the starting quarterback.

Coach Bill O’Brien said as much a few weeks ago, after Tony Romo spurned the chance to join the Texans and opted for TV. Now that Watson is in the fold, that’s still pretty much the company line.



For now.

After all, it’s the middle of May. Things can change, especially when it comes to who’s starting at quarterback for the Texans.

Quick, the only NFL team to start more quarterbacks than the Cleveland Browns over the last three years would be … the Texans. Call ’em the O’Brien Eight.

That’s some type of pressure for Savage, a fourth-year pro with two NFL starts and zero TD passes on his…

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