Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in practice Thursday, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. Watson’s remarkable debut season is over. An MRI on the knee confirmed the full extent of the injury, Rapoport reported. He suffered it on a non-contact play, Rapoport added. Watson is facing an 8-9 month rehabilitation and should be back in time for the start of the 2018 season. Texans coach Bill O’Brien did not talk about any issues regarding
Watson’s knee during his Thursday news conference. The team only listed Watson as limited after the practice session. Watson was coming off the most impressive performance of his young career before suffering the injury. He passed for 402 yards and four touchdowns in the Texans‘ 41-38 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in one of the most exciting games of the season. The loss could mean the end of the Texan’s playoff run as they have all ready suffered significant injuries on both offense and defense. Stay tuned to Blurred Culture for more on the situation.