Texans coach on Watson: "He's getting better every day"


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Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was selected #12 overall in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft by the Houston Texans. The Texans boldly moved up to draft Watson as they view him as their future franchise quarterback.

Texans' head coach Bill O'Brien was interviewed by NFL Total Access and had the following remarks to say on Friday about the initial stages of Watson's NFL development during OTA practices at Houston Methodist Training Center.

"Look, Tom (Savage) is the starter and he's had a good spring, and Brandon Weeden has come in and had a good spring. Deshaun (Watson) has come in and been impressive," O'Brien said. "He's come in here and done a really good job of putting the time in, learning the basics of our offense going out on the field. He's getting better every day. We've gotten all of our guys a lot of reps, which is always good against our defense. Deshaun is a hard-working guy. He's been impressive in the meeting room. I think his teammates have a lot of respect for him right away here, the way he carries himself every single day. And I think the big thing for him is, he just needs to keep trying to get better every single day. You know, it's not easy to be a rookie quarterback in this league, it's just a different game. I think he's come in here and put his head down and gone to work. We've all noticed that and we're looking forward to seeing him improve every single day."

In 2016, Watson completed 388 passes out of 579 attempts for 4593 yards and 41 passing touchdowns with 17 interceptions for an adjusted QBR of 84.9.

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