Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson Make Plans to Train Together This Offseason

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson pose for photographers after swapping jerseys after an NFL football game

Some of the greatest quarterback rivalries are also quarterback friendships.

Just look at Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, who were recently on ESPN’s “Peyton’s Places” kicking it like besties.

The same is becoming a reality for Lamar Jackson and Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson – two of the NFL's young star quarterbacks.

The two have been friendly since their college days at Louisville and Clemson, and that friendship seems to only be growing in the NFL.

At the Pro Bowl, Jackson was asked which other NFL stars he's been most excited to meet, and he mentioned Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

"I always see Deshaun, so that's pretty good. That's my guy," Jackson said.

The two chatted during practice about Jackson's decision to choose Louisville, where he had an epic battle but lost against the Watson-led Clemson in 2016.

Jackson got some measure of revenge this season when the Ravens thumped the Texans, 41-7, in mid-November. Jackson had a big day with four touchdown passes, and when the two exchanged jerseys, Watson declared that Jackson would be the MVP (he was correct).

The two quarterbacks are at the Pro Bowl together, along with Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill, and are making plans to train together this offseason.

"Where you going to be at this offseason?" Watson asked.

"I'm going to be down here probably training," Jackson said, referring to the Miami area.

Watson indicated he would be in Florida too.

"We should get some work in though," Jackson said. "I'm gonna hit you up."

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