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Texans QB Deshaun Watson wants to join Broncos, ex-colleague says

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Deshaun Watson, who had mentioned an exchange from the Houston Texans under the watchful eye of numerous claims charging rape and unseemly conduct were recorded against the quarterback, needs to join the Denver Broncos, previous colleague Kareem Jackson said on a digital broadcast.

“I’ve got a great relationship with Deshaun,” Jackson, who plays for the Broncos, told former NFL player Aqib Talib on his “Catchin’ Fades” podcast. “I’ve been talking to him the last couple of weeks, man, and like, all he’s been telling me is like, ‘Jack, just tell ’em, like, that’s where I want to be.’ … He’s like, ‘I want to be in Denver.'”

Watson hasn’t appeared for Houston’s willful coordinated group exercises. The Texans on Wednesday dropped their June 15-17 required minicamp, which means Watson can’t be fined for missing any spring exercises since nothing was compulsory.

He would have been liable to a $95,877 fine on the off chance that he had missed a required three-day minicamp.

Jackson, who was a colleague of Watson’s in Houston during the 2017 and 2018 seasons, revealed to Talib that Watson needed him to tell the Broncos’ front office that he’s keen on playing for them.

“Listen, man, tell them I want to be in Denver,” Jackson said Watson told him.

Two months subsequent to requesting an exchange since he allegedly wasn’t content with the manner in which Houston took care of the quest for its senior supervisor, the first of 23 claims was recorded against him. There are at present 22 dynamic claims asserting rape and improper conduct by Watson.

Legal counselors are going through the disclosure stage, and the two sides have said there are no settlement conversations. As indicated by the agenda for the case, if these claims proceed to preliminary, affidavits are set to start in September. The offended parties would be dismissed before Watson, who can’t be removed before Feb. 22, 2022.

The NFL is leading its own examination concerning the claims.

Watson is booked to make $10.5 million of every 2021 on the fifth-year choice of his new kid on the block contract. Due to the agreement expansion he endorsed in September 2020, Watson’s compensation leaps to $35 million out of 2022.

The Broncos at present have quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock on their list, while Houston has Tyrod Taylor and Davis Mills.