Bears Among Favorites to Pull Off Blockbuster Trade for Pro Bowl QB
By Beth Mishler-Elmore
Updated Jan 14, 2021 at 10:29am
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The Chicago Bears are apparently one of the more likely landing spots for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, according to multiple betting sites. The disgruntled quarterback is coming off the best statistical season of his career, completing 70.2 of his passes for a league-leading 4,823 yards, 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also rushed for 444 yards and three scores, and has established himself in the top tier of the NFLs quarterbacks but multiple reports have stated that hes not happy in Houston.
Top NFL i nsider Adam Schefter reported last weekend that Watsons frustration with the organization has grown since they traded away his top weapon DeAndre Hopkins last year. Watsons annoyance has amplified after the teams brass promised to include his input in the hiring of a new head coach and general manager before promptly hiring a GM and interviewing several head coaches, none of whom were held in high regard by the quarterback. Schefter said Watsons anger was a 2.
This time, its a 10.
With the quarterbacks dissatisfaction evident, trade rumors have reached a fever pitch and the Bears are among those listed as one of the favorites to land Watson, should the Texans do the unthinkable.
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Oddsmakers List Bears Among Favorites to Land Watson
Multiple betting sites have weighed in on which team has the best shot to secure the talents of the Pro Bowl quarterback, and they all list the Bears as one of the top five landing spots for the three- time Pro Bowl quarterback.
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