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Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson

QB - Cleveland Browns

Height: 6' 3"Weight: 223 lbsAge: 28College: ClemsonDrafted: 2017 #12 (1st Rd. by HOU)

2024 Outlook

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QB Rank: 11th
Draft Rank (ECR) #122
Best / Worst #103 / #178
ADP #134

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Will we ever again see the early-career version of Deshaun Watson -- the one who was a top-five fantasy quarterback in each of his first three full seasons as an NFL starter? Watson has struggled to recapture the magic of his run with the Texans from 2018 to 2020. He was understandably rusty when he made his Browns debut late in the 2022 season after serving an 11-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy. Watson wasn't significantly better in six 2023 starts for the Browns before a shoulder injury ended his season. In each of his two abbreviated seasons with Cleveland, Watson has averaged 15.1 fantasy points per game. He's completed 59.8% of his passes over the last two years and has averaged 6.5 yards per attempt. Watson turns 29 at the beginning of the 2024 season, and it's seeming less and less likely that he'll ever recapture the electrifying form he showed when he first burst onto the NFL scene. Approach with caution.

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Deshaun Watson (shoulder) throws in 7-on-7s Tuesday

Deshaun Watson was throwing during 7-on-7 drills at minicamp on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Watson is continuing to slowly work his way back from a shoulder injury. He was reportedly throwing as hard as reporters had seen him throw all offseason. His status remains one to monitor throughout the rest of the offseason.

Ari KoslowJun 11, 2024
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftQB #21QB #16QB #2864
Dynasty QB #21QB #18QB #2724
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Projections (2024)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week213137017.2
Last 3 Weeks145.7119.7011.8
Season to Date185.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 10@ BAL213137017.2
Week 9vs. ARI219222019
Week 7@ IND5000-0.8
Week 3vs. TEN289216021.2
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
Next Gamevs. DAL21st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesJAC, NYG, LV16th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)KC, CIN, MIA15th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--6th easiest remaining opponents