The Facts: The Texans have kept Watson on their roster all season, but they have made him inactive for every game. Watson soon may have a new home. The Texans could have a deal with the Dolphins completed this week, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. The trade deadline is Nov. 2, and the Dolphins play the Texans on Dec. 7.
Diehards Line: Miami long has been connected with Watson, whom Dolphins owner Stephen Ross reportedly has coveted since the quarterback requested a trade from Houston in the offseason. The sides have talked on and off for months, but McClain reports those “talks have intensified into serious negotiations.” The Dolphins have lost five in a row, the most recent coming Sunday in London against the previous winless Jaguars. Jacksonville hadn’t won a game since the 2020 season opener. And quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Miami’s first-round choice in 2020, has not worked out as hoped. ... Stay tuned.