Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is more than an athlete with a big arm. He may have has as strong an understanding of NFL defenses as any quarterback in the league.
Case in point: His response to a reporter's question about coverages following Houston's Sunday loss to the Carolina Panthers, which has since gone viral.
After the game, Watson was asked why his team couldn't make many plays against Carolina's defense and if there was anything that confused him about it.
Watson looked for a moment like he wanted to ridicule the reporter but then perfectly explained how Cover-4 works.
In just over 12 hours, the response has been shared over 2,000 times and garnered over 13,000 likes.
Unfortunately, Watson still struggled to move the ball against Carolina's defense. He finished the game completing 63.6-percent of his passes, but was sacked six times and lost a fumble.
The Texans were largely able to run the ball. Every Texans rusher was able to average 4.0 yards per carry or better.
Houston tied the game at 10-10 in the third quarter. But Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen was able to lead his team to two field goal drives in the fourth quarter to seal the 16-10 win.
Whatever one may think about Watson's ability to make plays, his struggles aren't for a lack of football knowledge.