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NFL rumors: Carolina Panthers, Washington Commanders to consider Deshaun Watson

NFL rumors: Carolina Panthers, Washington Commanders to consider Deshaun Watson

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Mar 07
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Deshaun Watson sat out the entire 2021 season as he has been facing off-field issues. For the same reason, he will not get traded by the Houston Texans any time soon.

The issues he has been facing are allegations of sexual misconduct and sexual assault from more than 20 women. According to Watson’s attorney Rusty Hardin, the Harris County district attorney will likely decide by April 1 whether Watson will be charged criminally.

Until the matter is settled, the Texans cannot trade Watson to another team.

Despite the uncertainty, two teams are reportedly still interested in acquiring the quarterback. Per Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network, the Carolina Panthers and Washington Commanders will bid to trade for Watson, should he not be charged criminally.

“The Washington Commanders and Carolina Panthers remain interested in Watson, per league sources,” Wilson wrote.

“Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman previously conducted significant due diligence on Watson before last season, even sending an investigator to Houston to look into the legal situation and contacting Rusty Hardin, Watson’s attorney, per sources.”

Both the Panthers and the Commanders have been aiming for big-name quarterbacks as both think they are just one quarterback away from real contention.

Panthers owner David Tepper has been interested in Watson for over a year. They have great wide-receiver talent in D.J. Moore and Terrace Marshall Jr. But results have shown their current QB Sam Darnold is not the answer to exploit the upside they already have.

The Commanders, on the other hand, had made a serious offer to the Seattle Seahawks for Russell Wilson, but it has not got anywhere beyond the discussion so far. It shows just how much the Commanders need a quarterback, and Deshaun Watson might be their answer.

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