Tom Savage's agent bewildered about benching


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Troy Taorminia - USA Today Sports
Troy Taorminia - USA Today Sports

Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson will make his first NFL start Thursday at Cincinnati (8:30 p.m., NFL Network). In primetime games in college, Watson excelled with a record of 15-1 and averaged 304 passing yards per game.

Most NFL fans are excited about the move to Watson except for obviously Tom Savage's agent Neil Schwartz who had some savage remarks in an interview with PFT Live.

"I'm still trying to figure this out," Schwartz said. "31 plays and you're getting benched? It makes no sense. I watched all 31 plays because that was the extent of what Tom saw in the first half, and I can't figure out why (Texans) benched Tom."

Schwartz said that he even went to the film and didn't understand the quick hood on his client.

"I went through every single play, and I even went one step further," Schwartz said. "I asked two different NFL personnel coaches on two separate teams to evaluate and break down the film to see if I was missing something. He went 7 for 13, and 12 of the 13 balls touched the receiver's hands. The only ball that didn't was the strip-sack fumble that they called incomplete. Seven were completions; five were drops."

Savage was 7-for-13 for 62 yards against the Bengals while Watson was 12-for-23 with a passing touchdown and an interception.

Regardless, of who the signal-caller is behind center, the Texans will have to give Watson or Savage more than two seconds to throw the football to give them even a chance to be successful.


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Tri_colored_Hound
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74TIGER
spacer No mention of the 5 sacks he took in 31 plays***
jfmahon®
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parsdog
spacer What's he supposed to say? "Yeah, I knew it was coming !"***
argonaut1992®
spacer Maybe because after 4 years in the league
jbrock11
spacer There is No Way He Watched The Film..
CU_Tigers4life®
spacer Pigs of the "ladies" or it didn't happen!***
Aikitiger
spacer Carpe Diem, Deshaun!***
Razorpaws
spacer The last sentence. Houston = Florida State in that regard.***
TigerNotAtGT
spacer Caption Obvious would say......
FORESTTIGER
spacer That's why you are an agent and not a coach.
Completely Solid Orange
spacer Bless his heart...he thinks he is a coach.***
ColaTownTiger
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Eagle03®
spacer Maybe he can contact Cole Stoud's agent and figure it out.***
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer He's doing what an agent should do
ninetytwotiger®
spacer Just doing his job***
RC Tiger
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tigernation2000
spacer Of course, he is, but this is not news, any agent would say
tigeron®
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Tigerdug23®
spacer Let's see...DW4 or the guy from the Wonder Years
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