Deshaun Watson expects to play in Week 6.
The 23-year-old quarterback suffered a chest injury in the Texans’ overtime win over the Cowboys on Sunday and is considered day-to-day. But, Watson said he’ll “for sure” be on the field Sunday when Houston faces the Bills.
“I feel good,” Watson told reporters during a press conference Wednesday. “I feel great … Just recovering from the game and getting ready for Buffalo.”
Watson took multiple big hits in the victory against the Cowboys. He was examined in the medical tent late in the fourth quarter but returned to the field for the extra period.
“Two of the plays where he took a hit were (when) he was trying to score touchdowns,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien said of Watson. “(He’s) very competitive guy and does a great job of moving.
“Sometimes the ball can come out a little bit quicker, sometimes the play can be better, but we’re all working hard to improve every area of the offense.”
Watson has completed 65.1 percent of his passes and thrown eight touchdowns along with five interceptions in five games this season.
The Texans originally selected Watson with the 12th pick in the 2017 draft. He tallied 21 total touchdowns in seven games as a rookie but suffered a torn ACL in an early November practice and missed the rest of the season.