Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians on Texans QB Deshaun Watson: "He's just amazing. He's one of my favorite players. Everything that he can do that's designed, but then when he gets into backyard football, he's the best there is I think right now, he and Russell Wilson, when they start creating stuff. He's a magical player."
Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles on Watson: "Besides the athleticism, and him being able to run and throw, I think he's a winner. I think he competes. When the game gets tight, he knows he has to make a play. He's confident he can make a play, and you appreciate that when you're playing certain people."
Buccaneers LB Shaq Barrett on Watson: "He's athletic. Can run and has little shake moves and jukes and all that stuff, so it's going to be hard. I've got to slow down when I'm going to the quarterback."
Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston on Watson: "I really respect his game. I think he's a phenomenal player. He has his own way. He plays with tremendous swag. Can throw any pass on the field, and he's a great leader. We're all going to enjoy watching him for a very long time."
Arians on Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins: "Every ball he thinks is his, and he catches everything. You can have him covered, Deshaun is going to throw it and he's going to catch it because he's a physical guy, he knows how to get open and I just love the way he plays the game."
Bowles on Hopkins: "In the League, in my opinion, he's top two. I don't know who the other one is, but he's one of the best in the League, obviously. His work ethic, him seeing single coverage, double coverage, triple coverage, competing, his hands, everything he does, he strives to be the best at."
Winston on Texans CB Vernon Hargreaves, III: "I've got a tremendous amount of respect for Vern. I played against the guy in college. It's going to be a huge game for him. Just coming back in Ray J, this is his hometown. So I know he's excited. He's going to play really good football on Sunday."
Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard on the Texans pass defense: "That sounds like a recipe for us to make some plays and get open and score touchdowns and put some points on the board."
Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich on the Texans defense: "They know what they are right now. You just look at last week: they played a real hot football team last week, and were able to play those guys well enough to help their team win the football game. We know what we're up against. We're up against a well-coached team."
Arians on the Texans special teams: "Extremely, extremely well coached. Brad Seely and (Tracy) Smith, those young guys, they have such a great tandem of coaches. Everywhere they've been together, the special teams have been outstanding."
Houston Texans take on the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium for the fourteenth game of the 2019 NFL season.