Twitter reacts to Watson tying NFL rookie record with 5 TD passes
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Houston Texans rookie Deshaun Watson completed 16-for-31 passes for 261 yards with five passing touchdowns in the 42-34 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. He also had three rushes for 31 yards on the ground.
The five passing touchdowns tied an NFL record for rookies.
For the season, Watson has completed 90-for-145 passes for 1,072 yards and 12 passing touchdowns with four interceptions. On the ground, he has rushed for 179 yards and two scores. He is currently second in the NFL in passing touchdowns with 12 behind Aaron Rodgers. Watson's 100.7 passer rating is seventh best in the NFL.
According to ESPN, Deshaun Watson's 107.10 fantasy points in his first four career starts is the most by any quarterback since at least 1950.
And all of Clemson, SC says “we tried to tell ya...”— Sam Ponder (@sam_ponder) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson continues to show the Texans won't be out of any game. Nine TD passes in the last two games.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson ranks second in the NFL in passing TD (12), trailing only Aaron Rodgers. Watson's seventh in passer rating (100.7). #Texans— Brian T. Smith (@ChronBrianSmith) October 9, 2017
After five-touchdown game, Deshaun Watson now has 1,072 yards, 12 touchdowns, four interceptions, 100.7 passer rating this season— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson Non-Believers:— Matt Barrie (@MattBarrie) October 9, 2017
1. Browns: need qb
2. Bears: Trubisky
3. 49ers: need qb
4. Jags: need qb
5. Titans: good
6. Jets: need qb
Remember that time when a bunch of NFL draft analysts said Deshaun Watson shouldn't be a first-round pick? pic.twitter.com/UFeuY0YFgg— Matt Connolly (@MattatTheState) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson's last 2 games: 10 TDs (9 passing, 1 rushing); 1 INT; 599 yards of total offense... and college FB fans not surprised at all.— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson makes things happen under pressure ?? pic.twitter.com/GlFDztiBRt— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson is incredible. The NFL will be his very soon. pic.twitter.com/g3yEeAn9h7— CFB Now (@CFBN0W) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson is nice.I apologize to the Clemson fans for declaring early.To think what he and I could have done on field ????— Daniel Rodriguez (@DanielRod_83) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson is on pace for 3,430 yards, 38 touchdowns for the season— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson has recorded 14 total TDs in just five games. Brock Osweiler had 17 in 15 games last season. #Texans— Brian T. Smith (@ChronBrianSmith) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson has only started 4 games and has twice thrown 4+ TD in a game. I can't find any other QB to ever do that.— Scott Kacsmar (@FO_ScottKacsmar) October 9, 2017
Bill O'Brien's tone in this press conference is telling. They lost. Not great. But, they have a future now.— Matt Hammond (@MattHammondShow) October 9, 2017
Deshaun Watson effect.
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