The Texans reportedly have lost quarterback Deshaun Watson for the season with a torn ACL.
NFL Media first reported Watson went down with a non-contact injury in practice Thursday and feared the worst. Subsequent reports said an MRI confirmed the injury.
Sources: #Texans QB fear Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in practice today. A non-contact injury. MRI coming to confirm. Awful, awful.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 2, 2017
Watson apparently went down on a normal drill in which he was running the read option. The Houston Chronicle reported Watson will undergo surgery, which should lead to an eight- to nine-month rehab process.
The rookie QB played with a torn ACL his freshman year at Clemson, but this injury appears to be beyond that. This knee injury also is reportedly on his right knee. He tore his left ACL in college.