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Bill O’Brien on J.J. Watt: ‘I think he’ll be better than he was’

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien has been on the field to watch star defensive end J.J. Watt practice as he returns from a back injury that cost him all but three games last season.O’Brien himself also seemingly has a warning for Texans opponents this season. Watt, a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year winner, might actually be better than he was before the injury...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt learned about brother TJ’s big game through text from Kendrick Lamar

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker TJ Watt was phenomenal in the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Friday, so much so that he even got the attention of Kung Fu Kenny himself.Watt’s older brother, Houston Texans four-time All-Pro defensive end JJ Watt, told reporters a great story about how he learned of TJ’s big game through a text from rapper Kendrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt on T.J. Watt: 'I'm very proud of him'

Anyone who has younger siblings knows that no matter how much you fought during your youth, it’s always a treat to see them succeed. Friday night, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker T.J. Watt made his pro debut, and he was spectacular (watch here).Not surprisingly, his older brother and NFL superstar, J.J. Watt, gave him a shout out on Twitter to let him know he took...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt shouts out T.J. Watt after rookie comes up with two sacks

J.J. Watt was, like many of us, eager to see what his younger brother, T.J. Watt, would do in his first NFL game Friday night.Let’s just say, the rookie out of Wisconsin was darn impressive. He came up with two early sacks for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were playing the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium (watch them both here).In response to seeing his younger brother dominating...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watt expected to play in Texans’ preseason opener

JJ Watt has said numerous times this offseason that he feels ready to go after he underwent back surgery nearly a year ago, and he is going to get an opportunity to prove it later this week.Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien said after practice on Saturday that Watt will be available for Wednesday’s preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers. O’Brien said “yeah” when...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt comments on his LaVar Ball tweet

J.J. Watt recently made headlines when he poked fun at LaVar Ball and the Big Baller Brand while promoting his own shoes with Reebok. Though he didn’t mention LaVar Ball or the Big Baller Brand, this was a brilliant tweet that everyone saw for what it was.And apparently it worked.When asked about it Wednesday during Houston Texans training camp, Watt said he did that to sell shoes...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt sends funny tweet after brother TJ officially signs with Steelers

There are now officially three Watt brothers in the NFL, and the eldest one is thrilled at what that means.Rookie linebacker T.J. Watt, who was taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of this year’s draft, officially signed with the team on Wednesday. In reaction to the news, Watt’s older brother J.J., the four-time All-Pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, posted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt blasted NFL Network’s Top 100… because he thinks he should be ranked lower?

Every year in seemingly every sport, the top 100 players at the moment are ranked and released to the public for debate. On Monday, the NFL Network announced another installment in its NFL Top 100 players as voted on by the players themselves. Checking in at #35 on the list was Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt. The 28-year-old played only three games this past year due...
Via The Comeback
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

JJ Watt calls NFL Network Top 100 players list ‘a joke’

JJ Watt is the latest athlete to weigh in on NFL Network’s annual Top 100 players list — and his comment about it is not positive.The Houston Texans defensive end only played in three games last season because of a back injury that required surgery, but he still was ranked No. 35 on the list, as voted on by the players. In light of that, Watt called the list “a joke.” Watt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt, Kealia Ohai mark his birthday with sweet Instagram posts

J.J. Watt on Wednesday celebrated his 28th birthday and presumably the highlight of the day was a surprise visit from his girlfriend, US soccer star Kealia Ohai. The happy couple marked the occasion with mutually affectionate Instagram posts.The Houston Texans superstar took to social media to note how Ohai flew in to spend time with him on his birthday on her only day off from training...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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