Deshaun Watson releases heartfelt message after injury


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Deshaun Watson releases heartfelt message after injury

Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee on Thursday afternoon.

Watson took to Twitter to say thank you for all the kind words and was humbled by all the warm messages he received in the last 24 hours since his knee injury.

"They say you never miss it until it's gone and even though it's not gone for long, I already miss it. Yesterday I felt like I let my teammates, my fans, and my family down. However, as a child of God, I understand that everything happens for a reason. He DON'T make mistakes!

"Today, the journey back seems far but I've been here before and will conquer it once again. I want to thank each and every one of my teammates for their unwavering support. My NFL brothers, thanks for all the prayers. To my fans, I cannot begin to express my gratitude for your relentless encouragement. To the countless others who have reached out, I am humbled and can only say thank you from the depths of my heart. I play this game for you all, and I am grateful for the love you have shown me, not only over the past 24 hours but throughout this entire season."

Watson had been on a torrid pace during his first professional season as he became the first rookie quarterback in NFL history to win AFC offensive player of the month (October).

In addition, last Sunday, Watson became the first player in NFL history with at least 400 passing yards, 50 rushing yards, and four passing touchdowns in one game according to Elias.

In 2017, Watson has completed 126 out of 204 passes for 1,699 yards with 19 passing touchdowns and 8 interceptions for a passer rating of 103.0.

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