The NFL quarterback education of Deshaun Watson continued on Wednesday night with his preseason debut against the Carolina Panthers. The 12th pick of the NFL draft, Watson has impressed teammates and coaches with his grasp of the offense, J.J. Watt Jerseyspassing ability and work ethic, Vince Wilfork Jerseysbut for now he is the backup to fourth-year veteran Tom Savage.
Texans coaches should find a lot to like when they go to the film to review Watson's debut after the rookie showed poise, mobility and arm strength in playing two-plus quarters during a 27-17 loss to the Panthers.
Here's a look at how his first action in an NFL uniform unfolded:Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey and Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson exchanged a quick hug and returned to their work in warmups. The former Heisman Trophy candidates could be the most dynamic offensive rookies this year.Jadeveon Clowney JerseysAfter Savage turns in an efficient 9-of-11, 69-yard performance, the Texans turn to Watson with 14:47 remaining in the second quarter of a 7-7 game.
It's Deshaun Watson time in Charlotte and he comes out to a huge cheer.Deshaun Watson opened his drive with two incompletions, including a deep pass where he overthrew tight end RaShaun Allen.The Texans go three-and-out on Deshaun Watson's first drive at quarterback. Lamar Miller JerseysHe showed off his mobility by escaping pressure on third down, but his pass to Dres Anderson was ruled incomplete because he had stepped out of bounds.