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The Houston Texans took offers for wide receiver Will Fuller before the Nov. 3 trade deadline but ultimately did not find a deal that suited them, with interim head coach Romeo Crennel saying the speedy playmaker wouldn’t be traded “for peanuts.”
If Fuller had been traded, it wouldn’t have sat well with the Texans’ most important player: quarterback Deshaun Watson.
“It would have been hell if they would have did that, for sure,” Watson said. “Honestly. I’m glad to continue to play with Will. We’ve been making a lot of big, big plays since I came into this league, [and we’re] going to continue to do that as we continue to go the rest of this year and hopefully the rest of our careers.”
Fuller and Watson’s impressive chemistry was on display on Sunday in the Texans’ 27-25 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Watson’s trust in Fuller led to a 77-yard touchdown, on which the quarterback lofted the ball down the right sideline and trusted his playmaker to go get it. Fuller did, as he often has when the two try to connect for a big play.
Sunday marked the sixth straight game in which Fuller