Because the Broncos proceed to seek out themselves linked to the highest quarterbacks on the commerce market, one has reportedly expressed curiosity in coming to Denver.
Broncos security Kareem Jackson advised former Denver cornerback Aqib Talib on Talib’s podcast, “Catchin’ Fades,” that Watson advised him Denver is “the place I need to be.”
“He like, ‘I need to be in Denver,'” Jackson stated on the podcast.
Watson has been the topic of commerce rumors all offseason, at the same time as he is been accused of inappropriate contact and sexual assault in additional than 20 civil lawsuits filed this 12 months.
Watson has denied the accusations whereas his lawyer, Rusty Hardin, has labored to discredit the accusations set in opposition to the quarterback. Previous to the allegations, the Texans had reportedly been approached by eight completely different groups asking about him.
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NFL Community reporter Ian Rapaport stated on Twitter that whereas Denver is one doable spot, he didn’t consider Watson needed to be there. He did observe that Watson has been recruited by former teammates and different NFL gamers.
#Texans QB Deshaun Watson has been getting recruited by former teammates and numerous gamers throughout the NFL, and he stays open to a number of choices, together with the #Broncos. However I don’t consider Denver is “the place he desires to be.” Only one doable spot. https://t.co/rTXR4CCVJM
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 9, 2021
Throughout Jackson’s interview with Talib, he stated whereas he was going by means of his personal free agent course of, he was requested by Watson the place he would signal. When he ultimately made the choice to resign with Denver, Jackson stated that Watson advised him to inform the crew he needed to affix the Broncos.
Talib started the phase by saying he thought Denver would have Watson because the quarterback and stated that he sees “the setup. The road straight.”
Denver had been linked to Watson earlier than the accusations emerged this offseason and earlier than signing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Final season, Drew Lock began the vast majority of video games for the Broncos below middle as the general group was arguably the worst within the NFL, rating final in crew QBR (72.5), 26th in passing yards (3,451), 25th in passing touchdowns (21) and completed with probably the most interceptions at 23.
The Broncos have remained within the dialog as a doable vacation spot for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers if he’s dealt from Inexperienced Bay.