Deshaun Watson done for the season with ACL tear

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On his Fox Sports Radio show Friday, Clay Travis said Houston Texans owner Bob McNair missed out on changing the perception that he is a "racist pariah" by not signing Colin Kaepernick to replace Deshaun Watson, the rookie phenom who tore his ACL in practice Thursday. Watt and linebacker Whitney Mercilus to season-ending injuries October 8. He played through the injury in a game at Williams-Brice Stadium, leading the Tigers over Palmetto State rival SC and snapping a five-game losing skid to the Gamecocks.

Deshaun Watson tore his ACL in practice Thursday.

The Ravens will play the Colts on December 23. Yates, following the injury to the star quarterback.

Watson's development this season had been a revelation for a team that has featured a revolving door at quarterback over recent years.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. missed most of training camp, the preseason and then the first four games of his rookie season because of a hamstring injury. He started the season opener but was benched for Watson by halftime.

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When Houston traded up 13 picks to take Watson, many assumed he'd be the starter to open the season.

However, O'Brien has no concerns over Savage's elevation back into the starting role. The Texas were the highest scoring offense in the National Football League at more than 30 points per game, though they own a 3-4 overall record.

Not every player used Twitter to reach out to Watson, though.

The Texans turnover quarterback duties to Tom Savage. That's the highest injury total in the past five seasons. He is the only quarterback on the roster besides Watson.