Ex-Cleveland QB1 DeShone Kizer has weighed in on the NFL’s GOAT debate with a controversial take.
While the former second-round draft pick acknowledges that Tom Brady’s Super Bowl ring count is almost impossible to surpass, he believes the Browns’ new starting quarterback has a chance to make strides in the GOAT conversation with an NFL title this year.
Kizer has Deshaun Watson making a “compelling argument” if Cleveland wins this year’s Super Bowl.
“Unfortunately TB12’s rings ruin all football GOAT discussions, but if there was ever anyone who could create a compelling argument against him it’s DW after he wins a Super Bowl w/ the Browns. Dont @ me,” Kizer wrote.
Unfortunately TB12’s rings ruin all football GOAT discussions, but if there was ever anyone who could create a compelling argument against him it’s DW after he wins a Super Bowl w/ the Browns. 🤷🏽♂️ Dont @ me
— DK (@deshonekizer) April 13, 2022
This head-scratching take from Kizer doesn’t make a lot of sense.
While Watson put up some solid numbers during his three Pro-Bowl seasons with the Houston Texans, his resume doesn’t even remotely put him in the GOAT conversation. The former No. 12 overall pick has a 1-3 postseason record — notching his only playoff win in a narrow three-point win over the Buffalo Bills in 2019.
Watson also missed the entirety of the 2021 season as he dealt with more than 20 allegations of sexual assault and misconduct.
While bringing the Cleveland franchise its first Super Bowl victory in a bounce-back year would no doubt be impressive, Watson still has quite a bit of work left before he can be included in any GOAT conversations.
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