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Deshaun Watson is NFL’s most overrated quarterback

  • Above are just a few statistics and records set by perhaps the most sought-after player of the offseason, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson has made it clear he no longer wants to be a part of the Texans’ organization, leading to several teams being in pursuit of the quarterback who many consider to be one of the best in the NFL. When you look at the above statistics and records set by Watson throughout his NFL career, he definitely looks like one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks.To buy more [url=]Houston Texans Jerseys[/url] with cheap price, you can visit texans365 official website.


    I know, this isn’t a popular opinion. Most NFL teams, players and fans probably disagree with this. I’m a numbers guy, and the numbers above easily make Watson’s case as one of the best. There’s a reason teams like the Jets, Panthers, 49ers and more have been linked to trying to acquire the young quarterback. However, there are several other sets of numbers that paint a different picture around Watson, showing why he’s the NFL’s most overrated quarterback.


    Gottlieb’s first point is that Watson has the same record with the Houston Texans since he got there as they did the four years leading up to him arriving. In the four years before Watson arrived, the Houston Texans were 29-35 and 1-2 in the playoffs. In the four years since Watson has been Houston, the Texans are 29-35 and 1-2 in the playoffs.


    With that being said, Watson only started six games during his rookie season. That doesn’t give him a pass though. Watson’s career record as a starting quarterback is 28-25. If you do the math, he’s only won 52.8% of the games he’s started. To me, that number says NFL’s most overrated quarterback rather than one of the NFL’s best.


    It’s easy to think Watson is at a disadvantage because his defense has been one of the worst in the NFL. This past season, the Texans gave up the third-most total yards and the sixth-most points per game. Watson had a terrible defense during his 4-12 season, but that’s not a good enough excuse for someone considered to be one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.


    2018 was the year Patrick Mahomes won MVP. He led the Chiefs to a record of 12-4 and won a playoff game. This was the same year the Chiefs’ defense gave up the second-most total yards and ninth-most points per game. To throw in another example, in 2019, Russell Wilson led the Seahawks to a record of 11-5 and won a playoff game with a defense that allowed the seventh-most total yards and the 10th-most points per game.Both Mahomes and Wilson are widely considered two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. That’s because they consistently elevate their teams, even if their defense isn’t good. Winning is what they do. Winning is why they’re considered the best. Based on his winning percentage, it’s clear Watson hasn’t been able to elevate the Houston Texans. He hasn’t elevated this franchise in any way since arriving. Somehow, he’s still talked about as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, when he’s actually the NFL’s most overrated quarterback.