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J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt - #99 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 295 lbs.
Birthday 03/22/1989
Birthplace Pewaukee, WI
College Wisconsin
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 11th pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
81 4 0

Anderson, Jamison to fill in for Texans' Williams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
With Texans DE Mario Williams out for the season because of a sports hernia, ex-Bears DE Mark Anderson and former undrafted free agent Tim Jamison will play more.

Texans place DE Williams, two others on I.R.

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Texans have placed three players on injured reserve, including DE Mario Williams.

Texans to sign former Patriots, Broncos DE Green

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
  The Texans will sign former Patriots and Broncos DE Jarvis Green, PFW learned Wednesday.  

Ravens beat Texans in overtime, 34-28

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Josh Wilson intercepted Matt Schaub's pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown in overtime. lifting the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-28 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night.

Texans' run defense a positive

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
The Texans' defense has had a disappointing season overall, but their play against the run has been a strength.

Faulty radar in Houston

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4 a.m. ET
Mixed signals are once again the order of the day for the skidding Texans, a talented but inconsistent team that just can't ever seem to find a way to seal the deal.

Texans' Williams contends with sports hernia

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Texans DE Mario Williams, the team's top pass rusher, received treatment for a sports hernia the day before the loss to the Eagles and is playing through the injury.   

Vick rallies Eagles past Texans 34-24

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 302 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, rallying the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-24 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

CB Samuel out for Eagles

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Texans, who will be without No. 1 TE Owen Daniels.

Texans place S Williams on IR, promote OG Smith

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Texans placed rookie S Torri Williams on injured reserve and promoted rookie OG Shelley Smith to fill his roster spot.

Texans stand up and fight — and get huge break

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Losses by the Jaguars and Colts on Sunday leave the Texans just one game out of first place in the AFC South as they prepare for a road game at Philadelphia on Thursday night. And in more good news for ...

Johnson and Finnegan each fined $25,000 for brawl

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each fined $25,000 by the NFL on Monday for fighting in Sunday's game. Neither was suspended.

Brawl overshadows Texans' shutout of Titans

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Texans snapped a four-game losing streak while Houston WR Andre Johnson and Tennessee CB Cortland Finnegan were ejected for an ugly two-man brawl in the fourth quarter of a 20-0 Houston win over Tennessee on Sunday.

Johnson and Finnegan ejected for fight

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each ejected during the fourth quarter of the team's game today after exchanging punches.

Foster's productivity positive for struggling Texans

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The biggest positive in what has been a disappointing Texans season to date has been the sustained success of RB Arian Foster, who is on pace for more than 1,600 yards rushing and has become a significant factor in ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 02, 2013
Watt has won The Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award, missing a perfect ballot by one vote.||||||| The NFL's sacks leader with 20 1-2 and a pass-blocking fiend, Watt earned 49 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. Denver linebacker Von Miller received the other vote. Watt, a versatile second-year player with a tremendous burst off the line, also forced four fumbles and recovered two in helping the Texans to their second straight AFC South title. With his long wingspan, he blocked a stunning 16 passes.
Posted Jan. 12, 2013
Watt was an unanimous choice for The Associated Press All-Pro team announced Saturday.||||||| Watt, who led the NFL with 20 1-2 sacks, is among 17 players making their All-Pro debuts.
Posted Dec. 18, 2012
Watt increased his AFC-leading sack total to 19 1/2 with a strong game Sunday.||||||| The NFL record for a season is 22 1/2.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Watt had two sacks Sunday in a 38-14 win over Tennessee.||||||| Watt leads the NFL with 7 1/2 sacks.
Posted April 28, 2011
The Texans took Wisconsin defensive end J.J. Watt with the 11th overall pick Thursday night, and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said the team won't stop there as they try to bolster a unit that ranked 30th in yards allowed last season.||||||| Phillips is hoping that the 6-foot-5, 290-pound Watt develops into a solid complement for Mario Williams, the No. 1 overall pick in 2006 and Houston's all-time sacks leader. Watt made 43 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including 11 1/2 sacks, in 26 games at Wisconsin.

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