Going into Detail: Peyton Manning dissects Texans QB Deshaun Watson
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In the latest edition of Detail, available exclusively on ESPN+, Peyton Manning analyzes Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watch now
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Although the Texans started 0-3, Watson’s play has improved as the season progressed, and on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Watson completed 22 of 31 passes for 224 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. He also ran for 30 yards on seven carries.
The Texans never trailed, leading 23-0 at halftime and winning their ninth game in a row.
That victory against the Browns is the focus of the newest episode of the ESPN+ show Detail with Peyton Manning. Here’s a recap of Manning’s breakdown of Watson’s film against Cleveland:
Take pride in your fakes
Manning noted that Watson does a good job disguising his handoffs, saying, if a quarterback can do that well, “that can freeze a defense.” Manning said he used to watch film of himself to make sure his handoffs and play fakes looked the same, even making sure he was taking the