Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that the Texans are now willing to listen to trade offers for star QB Deshaun Watson, but the asking price is at least three first-round picks and more. The NFL hasn’t placed him on the exempt list and the civil cases won’t go to trial this year. (Tom Pelissero on Twitter)
It sounds as if the Texans have been willing to listen to offers for Watson for some time. A player of his caliber is never cheap. The report says, “It’d likely take at least three first-round picks and more.” While Tom Pelissero reports that teams have done their ‘homework’ and he won’t face trial this year, but you have to wonder if the risk outweighs the reward for the team sending at least three first-round picks. Watson is one of the league’s best and young superstars and this is promising news for fantasy football and his availability in 2021. We will bring you updates as more becomes available.