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When the Houston Texans drafted Deshaun Watson out of Clemson with the 12th overall pick in the 2017 Draft, they envisioned their franchise quarterback.

From the get-go, that was exactly what they got.

Watson is an incredibly poised young man with a strong sense of community and giving back. Character always comes into play when drafting a quarterback and all of the boxes were checked when it came to Watson.

He was also a winner, leading Clemson to become the 2016 National Champions but could that translate to the NFL was the biggest question.

The answer was a resounding “Yes.”

Watson set two rookie quarterback records this season already. He tied three other QBs for most passing touchdowns in a single game by a rookie quarterback with five and his 16 touchdowns in October are the most passing TDs in a calendar month by a rookie quarterback.

Through seven games, Watson has thrown for 1,699 yards, 19 TDs to 8 INTs, and has a QB rating of 103.

Then, a freak incident happened that jeopardized the rest of Watson, and the Texans’, season.

On a routine read-option play in practice, Watson just went down. No contact, no tackle, no cutback, no jump, nothing. He just went down.

Experts believe he was actually injured on a play against Seattle the week prior, as referenced in the above tweet.

Flip to the next page to see how this could affect Colin Kaepernick’s future…

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