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There's Growing Talk Of A Blockbuster Deshaun Watson Trade

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson on Sunday.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 08: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans looks to pass during the first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on November 08, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

There's been growing talk of a blockbuster Deshaun Watson trade heading into the start of the 2021 regular season.

Watson, an All-Pro quarterback, wants out of Houston. However, the Texans quarterback's legal situation is complicating things. Watson has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 20 women. It remains to be seen what will happen in that department.

Still, trade rumors persist.

On Saturday, the trade rumors heated up for the first time in a while. Yahoo! Sports NFL insider Charles Robinson shared the latest on what he's hearing.

The Miami Dolphins have reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to land Watson.

"The Texans are seeking 3 first-round picks and 2 second-round picks in negotiations, according to a team that dropped out of trade talks," he reported on Saturday.

ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio reported the same. 

“Multiple executives from teams not directly involved in the discussions tell PFT that there’s mounting chatter that Watson will be traded in the coming days,” Florio wrote. “The two finalists are believed to be the Panthers and the Dolphins. (The Broncos and Eagles also had been linked to Watson.) If it happens, it would turn things upside down for whichever team gets Watson.”

The Dolphins and the Panthers are believed to be the finalists, according to reports.

Stay tuned on the latest Deshaun Watson trade developments.