The quarterback went down on a non-contact drill while running a read option play on the team's grass practice field, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.
"I play this game for you all, and I am grateful for the love you have shown me, not only over the past 24 hours, but throughout this entire season", Watson said.
The day began on a more pleasing note for Watson and Texans fans as he was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October.
Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard announced Thursday that Luck, who has been out since undergoing surgery in January for a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, will be placed on injured reserve, probably ending his season. The Houston Texans are just 3-4, but their brilliant rookie quarterback was a reason to think they had a fine chance to run down the 4-3 Tennessee Titans and the 4-3 Jacksonville Jaguars to claim a third straight division crown.
Watson was the No. 12 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Yates, following the injury to the star quarterback.
However, O'Brien has no concerns over Savage's elevation back into the starting role.
Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October, becoming the first rookie quarterback in National Football League history to win the award. "He started all 30 games the last two years here".
Not every player used Twitter to reach out to Watson, though. The Texans host the Colts (2-6) on Sunday.