NFL world lauds Watson on ‘well-deserved payday’

Word spread quickly Saturday morning after the Houston Texans agreed to a four-year, $160 million contract extension with quarterback Deshaun Watson — and some of the biggest names in the NFL sounded off about it on social media.

Everyone from Russell Wilson to Michael Thomas to teammates J.J. Watt and Kenny Stills reached out to congratulate Watson.

The total value of the deal is $177.54 million with nearly $111 million in guarantees, trailing only quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ 12-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs as the largest in NFL history.

Here’s a roundup of some of the most interesting responses:

Original article: https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29817502/nfl-world-lauds-texans-deshaun-watson-well-deserved-payday

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