Deshaun Watson sounds very confident that he and Amari Cooper can form a strong duo in 2023. After the 2022 season ended, the Cleveland Browns made a splash in free agency by landing Watson and Cooper. But Watson missed the majority of last season due to suspension and didn't get really that much time with Cooper on the field.
Now, Watson is set to start the 2023 season on time while Cooper has recovered well from the core muscle surgery he had earlier in the offseason. With the start of the season approaching, Watson and Cooper are working hard on developing chemistry and hopefully doing great things together in 2023.
Watson on Cooper: Going to be good
“Amari’s going to be good. He’s a guy that’s a vet, been in the league for a while, so he knows exactly what he needs to do to be ready for the season and training camp and our chemistry is going to be tight.
We’ve been hanging out. We’re just going to continue to build that chemistry as much as possible," Watson said, via cleveland.com. After missing the entire 2021 season, Watson played in six games last season. When Watson returned to the field last year, it was evident that he was still rusty from a long absence.
Heading into the 2023 season, Watson is determined to return to his old star form. “Of course, but I’m not going to rush it though. I’m going to enjoy the next week for sure," Watson added. Last month, Cooper was asked how Watson was looking during offseason workouts.
“He looks in a bit of a better groove. Just having that long layoff, of course you’re going to lose some rhythm, some form of rhythm. But he looks like he’s really getting that back," Cooper said of Watson last month.
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