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J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Call the Pro Bowl just another typical day at the office for Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. On a Sunday night that kicked off an important week for Watt, he didn’t disappoint his growing legion of fans or his Team Carter teammates before a sellout crowd at University of Phoenix Stadium. Watt […]
Battle Red Blog Jan 22, 2015

2015 Pro Bowl: J.J. Watt Chooses Andrew Luck In Wholly Appropriate Fashion

The Houston Texans' defensive end had a fine soundbite in announcing that his Pro Bowl squad was selecting Andrew Luck with the first overall pick in the 2015 Pro Bowl Draft. As captain of one of the Pro Bowl teams this year, J.J. Watt had the honor of announcing the first overall selection in the 2015 Pro Bowl Draft last night. He chose Andrew Luck, who plays quarterback somewhat effectively for the Indianapolis Colts. No surprise there. Watt, however, didn't just pick Andrew Luck. He labeled Luck in proper fashion when he published the selection. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, and...
Battle Red Blog Jan 16, 2015

J.J. Watt Named 2015 Pro Bowl Captain

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been named one of the four active player team captain for this year's Pro Bowl. The NFL announced Thursday, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been named an active player team captain for the 2015 Pro Bowl. This is Watt's third-straight Pro Bowl selection after a MVP-caliber season. During the 2014 season, Watt totaled 78 tackles, 20.5 sacks, 50 quarterback hits, and 29 tackles for loss. He forced 4 fumbles, recovered 5 fumbles, 1 interception, and 2 defensive touchdowns. Watt returned to his previous life as a tight end, catching 3 touchdowns passes...

Steelers Antonio Brown named a Pro Bowl captain

Brown joins J.J. Watt, Joe Haden and DeMarco Murray as MVPs on teams that will be selected by Cris Carter and Michael Irvin. Having the second-most receptions in NFL history has its advantages. Sort of. Brown was named as one of four captains to play in the 2015 Pro Bowl - teams selected by NFL Hall of Fame wide receivers Michael Irvin and Cris Carter. Brown joins Browns cornerback Joe Haden, Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt as the game's captains. Brown and Murray are candidates for Offensive Player of the Year after each were big parts of their...
Houston Chronicle Jan 14, 2015

History doesn’t bode well for J.J. Watt’s MVP chances

If history is any indication, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt may be facing an uphill battle in his bid to win the NFL’s MVP award. On Wednesday, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers won the Pro Football Writers Association of America’s MVP award, with Watt being named Defensive Player of the Year. Since the PFWA started […]
Houston Chronicle Jan 14, 2015

Texans’ J.J. Watt named PFWA Defensive Player of Year

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named the Pro Football Writers of America Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday. Watt, who also won the award in 2012, joins Bruce Smith (1993, 1996) and Ray Lewis (2000, 2003) as the only two-time winners of the award. The accolade is the latest this season for for […]
Houston Chronicle Jan 12, 2015

Texans’ Watt earns All-NFL honor for third straight year

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was voted to the All-NFL Team in voting by the Professional Football Writers of America. Watt made the All-NFL Team for the third consecutive year. He also was voted to the All-Pro Team by an Associated Press panel. Watt is the leading candidate to be voted NFL Defensive Player of […]
Cincy Jungle Jan 2, 2015

2014 NFL AP All-Pro Teams Announced

The Bengals had a number of players receive votes in addition to Adam Jones' first-team selection. The Associated Press has released it's All-Pro team for the 2014 NFL season. Headlining the list was Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. While he made the list as a first-team defensive end, he also received votes as a defensive tackle. While he probably won't win the NFL MVP award this year, it shows just how dominant he is at any spot on the defensive line, and why he's arguably the best player in the NFL, period. As for the Cincinnati Bengals, they had a number of players receive...
Houston Chronicle Jan 2, 2015

Texans’ J.J. Watt named to NFL All-Pro team

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been voted to the NFL All-Pro Team for the third consecutive year. It was the third time in Watt’s four seasons that he was voted to the All-Pro Team, voted on by a panel of 50 veteran reporters who cover the NFL. The Associated Press picks the panel and […]
Battle Red Blog Dec 31, 2014

J.J. Watt Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Month For December

Like an appetizer for the forthcoming DPOY entree, J.J. Watt has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for the second time this year. The folks who determine such things have declared that J.J. Watt is the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for December. Watt also won the award for his play in September, and this marks the fourth such award of his career.  Interestingly enough, he won the award in September and December of 2012, en route to his first DPOY award.  Meaning that not only is Justin James Watt consistently awesome; he's also awesomely consistent. The stats for December...
Houston Chronicle Dec 31, 2014

Texans’ Watt wins AFC defensive player of month for December

J.J. Watt was named Wednesday as the AFC defensive player of the month for December. The Texans defensive end won two player of the month awards (September) during the 2014 season and has earned four honors during his career. Watt helped the Texans go 3-1 in December and finish the season 9-7, with the team […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 29, 2014

Video: J.J. Watt has a pass rejected by kid in adorable video

J.J. Watt, the king of the swat, had his toss rejected by a little boy in this absolutely adorable video. The swat surprised the Texans star, who rolled over in laughter.
Houston Chronicle Dec 28, 2014

J.J. Watt makes NFL history with fourth-quarter sack against Jags

• • • With a fourth-quarter end zone takedown of Jacksonville QB Blake Bortles, his third sack of the game, Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt became the first player in NFL history with at least 20 sacks in multiple seasons. Watt, who recorded 20 1/2 sacks in his second season in the NFL en […]
Big Cat Country Dec 28, 2014

Jaguars vs. Texans: 3 bold predictions for J.J. Watt, Toby Gerhart, and Marqise Lee

The Jaguars are looking to play spoiler and ruin the Texans playoff chances in the 2014 season finale, but what else could happen on Sunday? The Jacksonville Jaguars could play spoilers against the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon. The Texans need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, but the Jaguars can go into Houston and smash those dreams. What needs to happen for the Jaguars to win their first season finale since 2011? 1. J.J. Watt gets, at most, one sack I thought the Jaguars offensive line did an okay job against Watt in their first meeting. Yes, it says three sacks in Watt's...

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