Star quarterback Deshaun Watson has requested a commerce from the Houston Texans, an individual conversant in the transfer informed The Related Press.
The particular person was not licensed to talk publicly in regards to the request and spoke to the AP on the situation of anonymity Thursday.
Watson has a no-trade clause in his four-year, $156 million contract, so he may have some management over the place he is perhaps dealt.
A supply informed The Related Press on Wednesday night time that the Texans had employed David Culley as their new coach to exchange Invoice O’Brien, who was fired after an 0-4 begin and changed by interim head coach Romeo Crennel.
The Texans ultimately interviewed Bieniemy, in addition to Indianapolis defensive co-ordinator Matt Eberflus, Buffalo assistant head coach/defensive co-ordinator Leslie Frazier, Detroit coach Jim Caldwell, former Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis and Carolina offensive co-ordinator Joe Brady earlier than touchdown on Culley — the one African American among the many seven head coaches employed this low season.
Watson, a three-time Professional Bowler, wasn’t simply disgruntled about the way in which Houston went about its teaching search. He was additionally upset that proprietor Cal McNair didn’t take his opinion under consideration when hiring normal supervisor Nick Caserio, in keeping with stories from ESPN and the NFL Community.
The Texans, who had years of woes at quarterback earlier than drafting Watson, do not wish to half with the proficient 25-year-old who led the NFL in yards passing this season. However to this point they’ve been unable to alter his thoughts about his need to depart.