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What the Los Angeles Chargers Need in the 2017 NFL Draft: Full Back

The Chargers used a sixth-round draft pick in last years draft to take full back Derek Watt. Should they invest another pick in the position this year? We are continuing our review of the Chargers roster as we attempt to determine what positions need to be addressed in the 2017 NFL Draft. This is the one you have all been waiting for. It’s time to look at the full back position...
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1 day ago

Report: Scout graded T.J. Watt higher than J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt was highly thought of when he entered the 2011 NFL Draft. He ended up going No. 11 overall to the Houston Texans that year and has more than lived up to his hype. With that being said, it’s pretty remarkable that one scout has his younger brother, T.J. Watt, graded higher as he prepares to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.“I gave him a higher grade than his brother (J.J.),”...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt won’t allow injury woes change the way he plays

J.J. Watt did not play in all 16 Houston Texans games last season, the first time that has occurred in his standout, six-year NFL career. Limited to only three games in 2016, Watt understands there are doubters out there who question whether he can return to three-time Defensive Player of the Year form.“I see them all,” Watt said Monday from NRG Stadium, via ESPN. “I know them...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Good guy J.J. Watt surprises his fourth-grade teacher with cake for retirement

J.J. Watt is not one to forget about everyone who helped him get where he is today. One of the first people to give the Houston Texans’ star the confidence needed at a young age to set his goals and work hard to achieve them was his fourth-grade teacher, Judy Keefe. With Keefe getting set to retire at the end of the school year, Watt returned to his old school and surprised his...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  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

J.J. Watt lauds brother T.J. for performance at combine

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is stumping for his brother, former Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt, after what J.J. called a “dominant” performance at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. T.J. Watt will be the third Watt sibling to make the NFL after Derek Watt was drafted by the then-San Diego Chargers last season and played well in his rookie year. T.J. projects to be a solid...
Via Sportsnaut
March 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien: J.J. Watt ‘doing very well’ in recovery from surgery

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien provided an encouraging update concerning the status of J.J. Watt’s surgically repaired back.“J.J.’s doing well,” O’Brien said Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, via ESPN. “I’m not a doctor. I’m not going to stand up here and give you exactly everything that’s going on with him medically, because to be honest with you...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Watt expects to be 'fully cleared' for offseason training

J.J. Watt was limited to just three games this season because of a back injury, but the Houston Texans defensive end expects to be fully recovered in time to take part in all of the team’s offseason workouts.On Wednesday, Watt told reporters he is back to training at an “elite level” and sees no reason why he won’t be ready to participate in OTAs. While Watt previously said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery

The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery. “No idea about the time table...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Florio calls J.J. Watt a ‘Kardashian’ after Twitter war

Pro Football Talk founder Mike Florio made an appearance Wednesday morning on “The Dan Patrick Show” and discussed the social media battle that ensued Tuesday night between Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt and PFT’s official Twitter account. And suffice to say, Florio did not appear inclined to extend an olive branch to the Houston Texans superstar, going so far as to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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