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In The Loop: Which teams could still be in mix to trade for Deshaun Watson

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With 10 days left until the 2021 NFL Draft, could there still be teams in the mix to trade for Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson? In The Loop's John P. Lopez and Landry Locker believe so.

Video Transcript

- Trey Lance is having his pro day to day. There are going to be teams that are going to be even more desperate heading into the draft than they are right now, so how a team may feel about acquiring Deshaun Watson with everything that's going on right now, it could increase. Because, let's say, that Atlanta likes Trey Lance. If they like Trey Lance, they take him, and then you have four quarterbacks gone.

If you're Denver, and you're trying to upgrade the quarterback position with the top four guys off the board, do you really feel comfortable giving the keys to your franchise to an unproven guy? You'd be better off rolling the dice with Drew Lock, and they don't even want to do that right now. I think Denver and Philadelphia are two teams to look out for when it comes to a Deshaun trade. I think New England could be in the mix, and I think the Raiders are going to be in the mix. But today, with the Trey Lance pro day, the likelihood of a Deshaun Watson trade as we sit right now, do you still feel as strong as you did, say, a week ago, two weeks ago, that Deshaun Watson gets traded within the next 10 days?

- I do. I've been confident. I've been on that island relatively by myself that it's common sense as much as things that I've heard, but let's forget the things that I've heard, you know, for whatever reason. They could be wrong or whatever. Things have changed, et cetera.

Common sense says, you don't want to just put this off another year, because that's, basically, what you're going to do. Because you wouldn't get draft picks for this year after the draft. You just wouldn't do it. So the Texans are already a team that's in desperation mode to rebuild, and get back on its feet, and try to start winning. I mean, they haven't won anything ever, so why would you just say, let's just put it off for another year before we get any draft picks and get going on that?