Asked by: Emily Paulino
Where did Deshawn Watson go?
the Cleveland Browns
Deshaun Watson reportedly has agreed to be traded from the Houston Texans to the Cleveland Browns. NFL Network reports that he will get a fully guaranteed 5 year $230M contract. The was negotiated by David Mulugheta of Athletes First, according to Ian Rapoport.
Did Deshaun Watson leave the NFL?
March 18, 2022: Watson is traded to the Browns.
Is Deshaun Watson going to Cleveland Browns?
Former Texans’ QB Deshaun Watson shocked everyone with his decision to join the Cleveland Browns. But the star quarterback said his contract had nothing to do with his decision. HOUSTON — The Cleveland Browns introduced Deshaun Watson as their new starting quarterback Friday afternoon.
Why did Cleveland trade for Deshaun Watson?
The Browns, who were initially ruled out of the process by Watson, were willing to keep up the pressure in their recruitment and were able to convince him to play in the AFC North. The Browns are agreeing to guarantee the entirety of a five-year $230 million deal, which was a major reason Watson chose Cleveland.
Who did the Browns trade for Deshaun Watson?
Watson will replace former first-overall pick Baker Mayfield in Cleveland. Mayfield, upon learning of the Browns’ pursuit of Watson, requested a trade out of town. The four-year starter has one year left on his rookie deal. Behind Watson, the Browns are swapping out Case Keenum for Jacoby Brissett.