Add one other achievement to Deshaun Watson’s historic rookie season.
The Houston Texans rookie quarterback was named the AFC offensive participant for the month of October on Thursday, turning into the primary rookie signal-caller to earn such honors in league historical past.
In 4 video games in October, Watson threw for 1,171 yards with 16 landing pbades to only 5 interceptions whereas including 145 yards and one other TD on the bottom. The Texans scored greater than 33 factors in every recreation and went 2-2 for the month.
For the season, Watson has 1,699 yards and 19 TDs. That quantity set a file for many pbading touchdowns within the first seven profession video games since 1970, pbading Hall of Fame QB Kurt Warner.
Watson additionally was named the league’s rookie of the month.
Here are the opposite October award winners:
Carson Wentz: The Eagles QB received NFC offensive participant of the month after he threw 14 TD pbades in October, essentially the most in a calendar month in Eagles historical past.
Everson Griffen: The Vikings go rusher received NFC defensive participant of the month with six sacks within the month.
Greg Zuerlein: The Rams kicker received NFC particular groups participant of the month after he made 14 FGs.
Micah Hyde: The Bills security had 4 interceptions in October to win AFC defensive participant of the month.
Harrison Butker: The rookie Chiefs made 18 FGs in October, essentially the most by a rookie in any calendar month in NFL historical past. He is the AFC particular groups participant of the month.
Marshon Lattimore: The Saints nook had two INTs to win defensive rookie of the month.