In the midweek NFL news: QB Deshaun Watson would have two preferred destinations; players who were cut before the start of the new year in the league and more.
Watson, accused of violence against a woman; deny the facts
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was charged Tuesday night with violence against a woman and was even charged with it. This, once the victim’s lawyer announced the situation through his Instagram account. The player immediately published a response on his social networks, in which he denied the facts.
Broncos and 49ers, Watson’s favorite destinations
On the other side of the coin in NFL news, QB Deshaun Watson would have two preferred destinations to play starting in 2021 and where he wants the Houston Texans to trade him. According to Michael Lombardi of The Athletic, the player cut his list to the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers, teams that still have uncertainty with their respective QBs.
Seahawks turned down massive Bears offer for Wilson
The Chicago Bears made one last massive offer to the Seattle Seahawks in their bid to acquire QB Russell Wilson. However, the NFC West cadre confirmed that at this time they have no intention of trading their star. Soon after, the team led by Matt Nagy filled the space they had at the position and signed QB Andy Dalton.
Players who were cut before the start of the new year in the NFL
Teams around the league continue to tweak their rosters as they head into the new NFL year and stay in shape at the salary cap. We present to you the relevant players who were cut this Tuesday:
- C Rodney Hudson – Becomes one of the best offensive linemen available. New player of said group who Las Vegas Raiders cut while they continue to free up space.
- CB Adoree Jackson, OT Dennis Kelly: The Tennessee Titans announced the cuts of both players, who were starters in the 2020 Season.
- RB Damien Williams – Running back who chose not to play in 2020 and is now a free agent. One of the Chiefs’ stars in the Super Bowl LIV victory.
- LB Vince Williams: Another player who started last season that the Steelers lose. With this movement, they release 4 million from their salary cap.
The Buccaneers focused on continuing to rehire their players
Having agreed to new contracts with LB Shaq Barrett, LB Lavonte David, and TE Rob Gronkowski, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers still haven’t stopped and want to keep bringing back the majority who helped them win Super Bowl LV. They have entered into talks with DT Ndamukong Suh, RB Leonard Fournette, K Ryan Succop, and WR Antonio Brown.