HOUSTON — Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair acknowledged he hasn’t read from Deshaun Watson considering that he employed Nick Caserio as common supervisor but mentioned he hopes to discuss with the franchise quarterback soon about the shift.
“I have arrive to recognize that it’s been claimed that Deshaun feels still left out of the approach, but he and I had many visits and I comprehended his issue of view ahead of meeting with candidates,” McNair explained Friday. “I have attained out to Deshaun about Nick’s employ the service of, and I search ahead to him obtaining again to me when he returns from his getaway.”
On Thursday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Watson supplied enter on possible general supervisor candidates but that the Texans did not think about or seek advice from with those endorsed by their franchise quarterback.
“Some factors never ever modify….” Watson tweeted Tuesday, with resources telling ESPN that the quarterback’s thoughts were directed at the way organization was performed by the Texans.
Watson satisfied with McNair more than Zoom all through the time to go over candidates and the long term of the franchise, and in his finish-of-year news meeting, Watson explained he informed McNair he hoped the workforce keeps offensive coordinator Tim Kelly on staff members.
McNair, who held a news meeting for the 1st time since getting above for his father in 2018, spoke even though introducing Caserio. When Caserio was requested about the rumors that Watson wanted to be traded after locating out about his employ the service of on social media, the typical manager reported Watson “is our quarterback.”
“As soon as we have an possibility to spend some time jointly, we’ll further more our dialogue,” Caserio mentioned. “Are not able to convey to you how much regard and admiration that I have for him for who he is as a player and what he means to this franchise.”
If the Texans ended up to trade Watson, they would have to take in a salary-cap demand of $22 million.
The Texans hired Caserio just about 4 months following firing Invoice O’Brien, the team’s former head mentor and typical manager. Regardless of using the services of a coach who experienced invested the earlier 20 yrs in New England, McNair said the Texans are not trying to duplicate the Patriots‘ tradition.
“With regard to their firm, we do not consider ourselves Patriots South,” McNair stated. “We are here to guide this crew the Texans way.”