Twitter reacts to Watson tying NFL rookie record with 5 TD passes

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Kevin Jairaj - USA Today Sports

Houston Texans rookie Deshaun Watson completed 16-for-31 passes for 261 yards with five passing touchdowns in the 42-34 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. He also had three rushes for 31 yards on the ground.

The five passing touchdowns tied an NFL record for rookies.

For the season, Watson has completed 90-for-145 passes for 1,072 yards and 12 passing touchdowns with four interceptions. On the ground, he has rushed for 179 yards and two scores. He is currently second in the NFL in passing touchdowns with 12 behind Aaron Rodgers. Watson's 100.7 passer rating is seventh best in the NFL.

According to ESPN, Deshaun Watson's 107.10 fantasy points in his first four career starts is the most by any quarterback since at least 1950.

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