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Deshaun Watson named Texans' starter for Week 2 against Bengals

13 September, 2017, 14:10 | Author: Leah Owens
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The first-rounder becomes the ninth quarterback to start under O'Brien since 2014, the most by any National Football League team during that span. It's hard to believe he won't be under center in Cincinnati. Sep.

"I think Deshaun (Watson) went in there and made some plays", O'Brien said on Monday about Watson's play against Jacksonville.

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien would not officially name Deshaun Watson the team's starting quarterback for Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but reports began surfacing shortly after Tuesday's practice that the rookie quarterback would be getting the starting nod in Week 2.

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"The health of any player is the first determinant in whether they play or not", O'Brien said Tuesday.

Watson was 12-of-23 with a touchdown pass and an interception in his debut, and he led the Texans to a touchdown on his first drive.

While Watson gives Houston a better chance to win because of how well he moves around to avoid the rush, the Texans are taking a gamble by allowing him to start. Week 2 could be his first career National Football League start.

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The Texans visit the Bengals on Thursday night, with kickoff set for 8:25 p.m. ET. With the current state of the offensive line, Watson's quick feet and elusiveness make him the top choice at quarterback.

Eagles 30, Redskins 17: Carson Wentz threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns as the second-year quarterback guided the Eagles in a sloppy, mistake-filled season opener.

The mood shifted as the Jaguars outscored the home team, forcing four Texans turnovers and recording 10 sacks in the process.

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"I can tell you that we're pretty close to making a decision as to who's going to play", O'Brien said. "We didn't do a good enough job all day long stopping them".

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