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Joey Porter ‘happy’ with progression of T.J. Watt

The Pittsburgh Steelers have high hopes for T.J. Watt, whom they selected with the 30th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. The younger brother of famed pass rusher J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans, he is extremely physically gifted but is also very raw, having just started playing defense the past two years. On that note, Steelers linebacker coach Joey Porter — a guy who once dominated...
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5 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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt: Surgically repaired back 'feels great'

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of the best players in the NFL, so when he’s not on the field the team's defense isn’t the same. Thankfully, the back injury the star pass rusher suffered last year is well behind him, and he recently hinted he has no plans to retire soon.He reiterated to reporters on Wednesday that his surgically repaired back “feels great” heading...
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9 days ago  |  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...
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17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Schwarzenegger wants JJ Watt to become an 'action hero'

Is Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt going to be Hollywood’s next big movie star? According to one of the great action stars of all time, Arnold Schwarzenegger, studios can’t wait to get their hands on the NFL star once he decides to hang up his helmet and cleats for good. “I think that, right now, he’s busy with his athletic career,” Schwarzenegger said, “but when...
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May 14, 2017  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt says surgically repaired back ‘feels fantastic’

After missing much of last season due to a pair of microdiscectomy surgeries to repair a herniated disc in his back, Houston Texans pass rusher J.J. Watt admitted that the word “retirement” had crept into his mind. In fact, he said straight out he’d retire from football if he was no longer one of the league’s best.But with each passing day, Watt felt better and better. And...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2017  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt opens up about being in public with Kealia Ohai

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been dating another pro athlete, Houston Dash star Kealia Ohai, for over one year now. Although, he very recently opened up about the relationship with Ohai after keeping it under wraps, back in January.Needless to say, he’s still getting used to the idea of being in a private relationship that gets so much public attention. But he...
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May 05, 2017  |  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
April 18, 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...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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