Deshaun Watson returns to social media amid uncertain future in the courtroom, football field

The Texans star player has returned to social media.

HOUSTON – Houston Texans player Deshaun Watson has returned to social media for the first time in weeks, posting an Instagram story to his page.

The first video shows Watson running through small hurdles on a field, then being filmed doing what appears to be a throwing exercise, footwork on a field and then a battle rope workout.

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson throws a pass during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Houston. One of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Watson of sexual assault and harassment has dropped her case, citing privacy and security concerns after some of the women were ordered to make their names public following court hearings recently. In court documents filed late Tuesday, April 13, 2021, the woman's attorney, Tony Buzbee, said she "reserves the right to refile the case once such concerns are addressed." (AP Photo/Matt Patterson, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The post reads, “Another day in the office with @DeshaunWatson.”

The post -- which will disappear after 24 hours -- shows the star athlete working out in an undisclosed location. It’s also unclear when the video was recorded.

The post comes as news updates have quieted over multiple lawsuits filed against Watson by female massage workers who allege sexual assault and other misconduct by Watson during massage sessions over several months.

TIMELINE: Accusations against Deshaun Watson span 9 months, including more than 3 months of NFL season

Watson’s last Instagram traditional post was for a charity food drive back on March 7.

Before all the allegations, there were numerous reports that Watson was requesting a trade out of Houston. He is still on the roster, but since then, the Texans have signed quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Ryan Finley. They also drafted quarterback Davis Mills with their first pick in the most recent NFL Draft.

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Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, consumer and business news and local crime coverage.

Born in Canada but raised in Houston, Howard joined KPRC 2 in 2021 after five years at ESPN. Before that, Howard was a reporter on Houston Rockets and Houston Astros game broadcasts. Among the events that Howard has covered on site: the NBA bubble and the Basketball Hall of Fame inductions for both Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady. He's H-town proud!