Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson apparently is annoyed with the media consideration he’s receiving at coaching camp, as he faces 22 energetic lawsuits alleging sexual assault and inappropriate habits.
“Why are you all at all times filming me every single day?” Watson ask reporters on Thursday whereas strolling off the sector in his purple No. 4 apply jersey. He threw his fingers within the air and added, “It’s the identical s—t.”
Watson’s feedback Thursday marked considered one of his first encounters with the media for the reason that allegations — which he has denied — turned public in March.
In January, Watson requested a commerce, reportedly because of frustrations over not having extra enter in franchise choices.
It’s been per week for Watson, who on Monday was handled for foot and ankle accidents. On Tuesday, he was absent at Houston’s first apply in pads. The following day, the Texans’ unofficial depth chart oddly listed Watson because the group’s fourth-string quarterback.
The NFL has not suspended, or taken any disciplinary motion towards Watson because the league and police proceed to analyze the civil lawsuits.
Watson has been capable of apply with the Texans at coaching camp. Had he not proven up for camp, the 25-year-old would have been fined $50,000 for every day missed.
Houston’s first preseason sport is Saturday in Inexperienced Bay. Texans head coach David Culley mentioned Tuesday that Watson is “unlikely to play” because of restricted coaching camp reps.
Texans common supervisor Nick Caserio instructed Sports activities Radio 610 on Tuesday that he doesn’t anticipate Watson to journey with the group to Inexperienced Bay.