Deshaun
Watson (#4)

QB - Cleveland Browns

Age 27
Exp 6th Season
HT/WT 6'2" / 215 LBS
Bye 9
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:07 PM
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2022 Stats
GAME PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
13 @HOU 53.4 12 22 54.5 131.0 6.0 0 1 1 7 21 3.0 11 0 0 0
14 @CIN 79.1 26 42 61.9 276.0 6.6 1 1 2 6 33 5.5 9 0 0 0
15 BAL 91.5 18 28 64.3 161.0 5.8 1 0 3 6 22 3.7 17 0 0 0
16 NO 47.1 15 31 48.4 135.0 4.4 0 1 2 3 24 8.0 12 1 0 0
17 @WAS 122.5 9 18 50.0 169.0 9.4 3 0 5 8 31 3.9 21 0 0 0
18 @PIT 84.0 19 29 65.5 230.0 7.9 2 2 7 6 44 7.3 21 0 1 0
Career Stats
SEASON PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2017 7 103.0 126 204 61.8 1,699.0 8.3 19 8 19 36 269 7.5 49 2 3 1
2018 16 103.1 345 505 68.3 4,165.0 8.2 26 9 62 99 551 5.6 34 5 9 3
2019 15 98.0 333 495 67.3 3,852.0 7.8 26 12 44 82 413 5.0 30 7 10 3
2020 16 112.4 382 544 70.2 4,823.0 8.9 33 7 49 90 444 4.9 16 3 8 3
2021 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2022 6 79.1 99 170 58.2 1,102.0 6.5 7 5 20 36 175 4.9 21 1 1 0
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Deshaun Watson - Uneven Week 18 performance

Watson completed 19 of 29 passes for 230 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's 28-14 loss to Pittsburgh. He added six rushes for 44 yards.

Deshaun Watson - Comes up short in key game

Watson completed 15 of 31 passes for 135 yards with no touchdowns and one interception in the Browns' 17-10 loss to the Saints on Saturday. He also rushed three times for 24 yards and a touchdown.

Deshaun Watson - Manages Cleveland to victory

Watson completed 18 of 28 passes for 161 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in Saturday's 13-3 win over the Ravens. He added six rushes for 22 yards.

Deshaun Watson - Throws first TD as a Brown

Watson completed 26 of 42 passes for 276 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Sunday's 23-10 loss to the Bengals. He added 33 yards on six rushing attempts.

Deshaun Watson - May get more designed runs

Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski said Wednesday that he would feel comfortable calling designed runs for Watson in Sunday's game against the Bengals, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Deshaun Watson - Admits being out of sync

Watson acknowledged that he dealt with rhythm and timing issues in his season debut last week against the Texans after he missed the first 11 games of the campaign while serving a suspension, Chris Easterling of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. "All of that stuff's gotta come back and, like I said last week, I don't know when it's gonna come back," Watson said. "I don't know if it was gonna be last week, this week. My job is to just keep getting better and when it clicks it, it clicks and everyone will feel that."

Deshaun Watson - Will start Sunday

Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski said Watson will start Week 14 against the Bengals, despite the rust he showed in last week's win over the Texans, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. " Deshaun is our quarterback. We're focused on having a really good day of practice [Wednesday] and having a great day on Sunday," the coach said.

Deshaun Watson - Shows rust in return

Watson completed 12 of 22 passes for 131 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Sunday's 27-14 win over the Texans. He added seven rushes for 21 yards.

Deshaun Watson - On roster, expected to start

Watson was officially added to Cleveland's 53-man roster Monday and is expected to start Sunday's game against the Texans, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Deshaun Watson - Set for reinstatement Monday

Watson has complied with the terms of his 11-game suspension and will be officially reinstated by the NFL on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Deshaun Watson - Eligible for practice

Watson (suspension) is eligible to begin practicing Monday and remains on track to make his Browns debut Week 13 in Houston, The Athletic reports.

Deshaun Watson - Still on track for Week 13 start

Browns general manager Andrew Berry said Wednesday that Watson (suspension) will start Week 13 against the Texans on Dec. 4, the first game the quarterback will be eligible to make his Cleveland debut, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Deshaun Watson - Back at team facility

Watson (suspension) rejoined the Browns on Monday and is eligible to attend meetings and work out at the team facility, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.

Deshaun Watson - Heads to reserve list

The Browns placed Watson on the reserve/suspended list Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Deshaun Watson - Won't play in last two preseason games

Coach Kevin Stefanski noted Thursday that Watson won't play in the Browns' final two preseason games, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Deshaun Watson - Suspended 11 games

The NFL and NFLPA have agreed to a settlement Thursday that will result in Watson serving an 11-game suspension to start the upcoming season, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.

Deshaun Watson - Could reach settlement with league

Watson's representatives and the NFL Players Association are reportedly actively negotiating a discipline settlement with the NFL, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Deshaun Watson - Struggles in Browns debut

Watson completed one of five passes for seven yards in Friday's 24-13 preseason win over Jacksonville.

Deshaun Watson - Slated to play Friday

Watson remains slated to play in Friday night's preseason game against the Jaguars, James Palmer of NFL Network and Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer report.

Deshaun Watson - Scheduled to start Friday

The Browns are planning to have Watson start Friday's preseason opener against the Jaguars, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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