Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio essentially declined to comment on the allegations against Deshaun Watson during his press conference Friday, adding the Texans won't discuss speculative scenarios regarding their future at quarterback.
“We're not really going into a lot of hypotheticals and a lot of speculation. I'm not really good at that," Caserio said.
" ... If you want to speculate, you should probably go buy Bitcoin, focus on that. We're just going to focus on the things that we can control, which is kind of getting ready for (the) draft and trying to take advantage of the opportunities to continue to add to our team and build our roster."
Watson is currently facing 22 lawsuits alleging sexual assault and inappropriate behavior. The Houston Police Department also recently opened an investigation into the star signal-caller after a complainant filed a criminal report against him.
Caserio said the Texans are "respectful of the legal process" and will remain focused on the offseason.
"I know (franchise owner) Cal (McNair) and ownership put a letter out a few weeks ago just relative to the organizational stance relative to where we are," he said. "So I don't have anything to add other than it's a legal process. We're respectful of the legal process and where that is. We're focused on today, and we're focused on getting ready for the offseason program and getting ready for the draft."
Watson, 25, reportedly requested a trade after Houston hired Caserio as its general manager in January. The three-time Pro Bowler tossed a league-high 4,823 yards last season while also completing 70.2% of his pass attempts for 33 touchdowns.
Caserio previously said the allegations against Watson are "certainly troubling."