J.J. Watt RUMORS & NEWS

  • J.J. Watt wants to remain with Texans; waiting for extension

    Houston Chronicle "J.J. Watt wants to remain with the Texans as long as possible. The 2012 NFL defensive player of the year also knows he’s in line for a major contract extension. Watt said Tuesday he hasn’t considered holding out because it would keep him off the football field. But the face of the franchise..." August 19

  • Texans’ J.J. Watt dealing with hyperextended knee

    Houston Chronicle "Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is dealing with a hyperextended knee. Coach Bill O’Brien said Watt’s injury is minor and not a concern. The 2012 NFL defensive player of the year tweaked his knee during practice Thursday." June 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    RT @FieldYates: Texans have officially exercised the 5th-year option on DE J.J. Watt for 2015, per source. Deadline to do so was May 3.

  • O’Brien says Watt will fit in well with Texans’ new defense

    Houston Chronicle "Defensive end J.J. Watt is considered the best defensive player in the NFL. A lot of Texans fans are wondering how he will fit into new defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme that’s different from the 3-4 used under Wade Phillips. Watt’s strength is getting off the ball, getting up..." March 26

  • Texans aren’t talking to J.J. Watt, but maybe they should be

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans are not involved in contract-extension talks with All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, general manager Rick Smith said Friday. The organization is still evaluating its current roster and overall contract situation. While the Texans highly value Watt and the 2012 NFL defensive player of..." February 23

  • J.J. Watt’s mom wants him to get a nose job

    USA Today "This offseason, J.J. Watt might have some work done. According to the Associated Press, after a “violent” collision in Week 4 against Seattle, the Houston Texans star has a deep gash on the bridge of his nose that required six stitches at the time. Every game since, the wound has reopened and..." December 24

  • J.J. Watt will keep his salute, and NFL says that’s OK

    Houston Chronicle "Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will not stop his post-sack salute to the military even though the NFL is telling officials to crack down on rules against excessive celebration. Watt shouldn’t have a problem. The NFL says celebrations like the military salute are a violation only if they are..." August 07

  • J.J. Watt could become best ever, Brian Cushing says

    NFL.com "Those who see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's dominance up close and personal on a regular basis are running out of superlatives. Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips predicted after one season that Watt would end up with a Hall of Fame bust in Canton. One year later, Phillips..." July 03

  • JJ Watt's new MegaWatt shoes a big hit

    Fox Sports Southwest "Quickness and speed are things fans can always expect from Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. But Watt saw some unexpected speed from his fans this offseason. The 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year revealed on Twitter last week his own brand of Nike shoes known as the "MegaWatt." He sent..." June 02

  • J.J. Watt says injured elbow never fully healed last season

    Houston Chronicle "Eighty-one total tackles, 20.5 sacks and 16 batted passes earned Texans defensive end J.J. Watt the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year award. According to Watt, he wasn’t playing at full capacity. During the first week of practices in August, Watt dislocated his left elbow. He missed the..." April 04

  • Sorry, ladies, J.J. Watt won’t go to the prom with you

    Houston Chronicle "Texans star J.J. Watt has proposed to a 6-year-old for a day and met a bride who had a Watt wedding cake, but he just can’t meet all of the prom requests. Sorry, ladies. “OK, I feel like I need to address this,” Watt wrote on his Facebook account. “I see all of the prom invitations and I am..." February 28

  • Mutombo on Watt using finger wag: ‘That’s my trademark’

    Houston Chronicle "Texans defensive star J.J. Watt often pays tribute to Dikembe Mutombo after sacks with a finger wag. Mutombo has noticed. “You know I need to talk to his agent,” said Mutombo, the 18-year NBA player who finished up with five years here in Houston." February 17

  • Wade Phillips: J.J. Watt "The Perfect Player"

    Battle Red Blog "Last Saturday night, J.J. Watt was deservedly named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year. Yesterday, his defensive coordinator spoke to Nick Scurfield about his prize pupil. Needless to say, Wade Phillips did not shy away from breaking out some platitudes. To wit: “Yeah; I was surprised..." February 05

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