Houston Texas GM Nick Caserio Says Fans Shouldn’t ‘Expect’ Deshaun Watson To Play Week One

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It sounds like Houston Texas quarterback Deshaun Watson won’t play this Sunday.

The Texas will play the Jaguars to get the season started, and Tyrod Taylor has already been named the team’s starting quarterback. For fans holding hope Watson might get in, you’re in for some disappointment. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

According to Adam Schefter, Houston general manager Nick Caserio said Wednesday during an appearance on “Payne & Pendergast” that it’s unlikely to happen.

“I wouldn’t expect him to play. … I wouldn’t anticipate him playing this Sunday and we’ll recalibrate as we go,” Caserio explained.

I’m not sure there were many people holding out hope that Watson was going to be on the field Sunday, but we now know he won’t be.

He hasn’t played in the preseason, has shown no interest in playing for the Texans and is facing more than 20 allegations of sexual assault and misconduct.

To some degree, it’s a bit shocking the NFL is even going to allow him to play if the Texans trotted him out there.

For the time being, it’s the Tyrod Taylor show in Houston, and that’s not likely to change in the near future.

Given the situation he’s in, I wouldn’t expect to see him play again until he’s traded or the allegations against him are resolved.

Either way, get used to seeing Taylor under center.