Locked On Texans: How Deshaun Watson’s contract rumors is a risk for both sides

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One of the NFL’s most prolific young quarterbacks is on the verge of the first extensive payday of his career. Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson is entering the final two years of his rookie deal worth a little over $13.8 million with an average salary of $3.4 per year.

If Watson were to sign an extension before becoming an unrestricted free agent following the 2021 season, the market value for the Texans’ franchise star is a projected five-year deal worth $178 million — with an annual salary of $35.7 million.

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