Texans see progress from rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson

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Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson had scant seconds to scan the field, reading the situation on the fly Wednesday as he diagnosed defenses during a red-zone drill.

Watson spotted an open wide receiver in the back corner of the end zone, but his pass arrived too late and was slightly overthrown as a potential touchdown opportunity was lost.

A first-round draft pick who was a Heisman Trophy finalist and national champion at Clemson, Watson is making steady progress in his knowledge of the Texans' complex playbook. The Texans are seeing incremental growth from Watson as he learns to read NFL defenses to hit his receivers in stride.

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