Deshaun Watson: ‘Very important’ that Texans re-sign suspended wide receiver, Will Fuller

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller was suspended for six games for abusing the NFL’s policy on performance-upgrading substances, however quarterback Deshaun Watson said Wednesday that he believes it’s “very important” that the receiver, playing on his fifth-year alternative, is back in Houston in 2021.

“Will knows that we all love him,” Watson said. “He always do the right thing and then one slip-up just got popped. But we always going to have his back. Will’s my brother. The whole organization knows that too. And you know, make sure that we get him back for next year, especially in this organization.”

On Monday, Fuller reported the infringement he was suspended for was a consequence of his taking recommended drug not allowed under the strategy.

Watson was approached in the event that it was significant for the Texans to re-sign Fuller, who will be a free specialist this offseason.

“That’s very important,” Watson said. “That’s definitely one guy that I’m going to be working on this last month and offseason, for sure.”

The Texans took offers for Fuller before the Nov. 3 exchange cutoff time, at the end of the day didn’t take an action. After the cutoff time, Watson stated, “It would have been damnation” if the group had exchanged Fuller.

Fuller will miss the last five rounds of this current year and the first of the 2021 season. In 11 games this season, Fuller had 53 gatherings for 879 yards and eight scores.

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