Deshaun Watson continues to deal with shoulder injury even after the Browns’ Week 5 bye

Deshaun Watson didn’t play in Week 4 attributable to a shoulder damage. (AP Photograph/Ron Schwane) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was a shock scratch in Week 4 attributable to a shoulder damage. Regardless of being listed as questionable for the competition, Watson was dominated out 90 minutes earlier than the Browns took the sector in Week 4.

That information got here as a shock to many, together with backup quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson, who stated he didn’t know he was making his first NFL begin till Watson was formally made inactive.

The workforce is seemingly taking an identical method after its Week 5 bye. Watson didn’t observe Wednesday because of the difficulty.

There seems to be a minimum of some stage of uncertainty about Watson’s availability for Sunday’s sport towards the San Francisco 49ers. When requested, Browns receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones stated he wasn’t positive who can be throwing him passes in Week 6.

Regardless of lacking observe Wednesday, Watson nonetheless has loads of time to recuperate and play in Week 6. The Browns might use him towards a tricky 49ers protection that has held opposing offenses below 20 factors in 4 of 5 video games this season.

If Watson is unable to go, Thompson-Robinson would probably get one other begin. He struggled in his first begin, finishing 19-of-36 makes an attempt for 121 yards. Thompson-Robinson didn’t throw a landing within the 28-3 loss. He did toss 3 interceptions, nevertheless.

Presumably, Thompson-Robinson could have extra time to mentally put together to be the starter if he is referred to as upon once more in Week 6. It is robust to know whether or not that might make Thompson-Robinson really feel extra comfy, particularly with the 49ers protection on faucet.

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