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NFL World Reacts To The Deshaun Watson News

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson walking off the field after a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in 2018.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 23: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans walks off the field after the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Texans 32-30. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Today is a pretty bittersweet day for Houston Texans fans - but mostly bitter. Many awoke to the news that the team had finally ended their head coaching search by hiring David Culley as their head coach. Others have awoken to discover the news that Deshaun Watson has formally requested a trade.

The news isn't too much of a surprise. Pretty much the entire month of January has revolved around how dissatisfied Watson is with the Texans.

Among the reported grievances Deshaun Watson has against the Texans is being lied to about the level of input he'd have in the head coach and general manager search. The team reportedly hired GM Nick Caserio without interviewing any of Watson's recommended candidates.

While David Culley is widely respected and has the potential to be a great coach, it seems that his hire won't mend the fences between Watson and the front office. Whether or not the Texans will grant his trade request in the months to come remains to be seen.

The NFL world is naturally pretty excited for the chaos of the offseason after the Deshaun Watson news. Fans of nearly half the league's teams are begging him to join them.

Seeing just about every team pining for Watson should be no surprise. He just led the NFL in passing yards and made his third straight Pro Bowl in 2020.

Watson is one of the bright young stars in the NFL, and he's only getting better.

The Texans are likely to demand a king's ransom for Deshaun Watson, but he's worth it.

Which team will Deshaun Watson play for in 2021?