What raw athlete? Watson is already making a claim as the NFL’s most exciting young player as an early Michael Vick-like sensation. He quickly has stolen the thunder from J.J. Watt as the face of the Texans’ franchise, on and off the field. Andrew Luck (shoulder) isn’t playing and won’t be for a while longer. Marcus Mariota (hamstring) looks to be back on the shelf, too. Blake Borltes is still Blake Bortles, even when fully healthy.
One now wonders why Houston even threw away Week 1 to Jacksonville — a game that is bound to haunt the team later — with Tom Savage, the division’s worst QB not named Matt Cassel or Scott Tolzien. Funny how Watson, a seasoned college QB with championship intangibles, would immediately make whatever plays necessary to win games.
It also came after Carolina coach Ron Rivera said his quarterback “made a mistake” with his conduct.
Charlotte Observer beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue asked Newton during Wednesday’s news conference about wide receiver Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of routes and whether Newton Cheap Hockey Team Jerseys got enjoyment out of that.
Newton laughed and responded, “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like … it’s funny.”
Rodrigue confronted Newton after the news conference, but he did not apologize, the Cheap Hockey Jerseys Youth reporter said in a statement Wednesday.