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As the NFL preseason is still about four months away, many high-profile players are finding different ways to spend their time.
For Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, he held his annual J.J. Watt charity softball game over the weekend which helped raised over $300,000 for his foundation.
During the game, Watt decided to show off his football prowless on the baseball diamond as he charged the mount after nearly getting hit by a pitch:
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The Texans offense faced off against Houston's defense in Watt's Charity Classic softball game. The brawl was all in good fun, and for a great cause.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt held his annual charity softball game and started a (fake) brawl after a pitch was thrown at his head, Black Sports Online has the story. Recently, Watt held his Charity Classic softball game which raised more than $300,000 for his foundation. The teams were split between the Texans offense and defense and during Watts’ plate appearance, the...
J.J. Watt who is the ridiculously athletic defensive end for the Houston Texans organized and participated in the J.J. Watt Charity Classic over the weekend and it was a great success. The event raised over $300,000 which will go towards funding athletic programs for kids. The Houston Texans played a softball game during the event which pitted the offensive squad versus the...
Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt, is a ferocious player on the field but off it he’s one of the coolest athletes in professional sports.
Recently, Watt held his Charity Classic softball game which raised more than $300,000 for his foundation. The teams were split between the Texans offense and defense and during Watts’ plate appearance, the pitcher threw a ball at...
With the 201st pick
The Houston Texans select tight end, from University of Connecticut, Ryan Griffin. Griffin is a big target who has size and height who can play the ball in the air and be a nice target in the passing game. He is also has some ability to run block from the tight end position, which could be a big asset for the team moving forward.
Griffin was on...
During his own Charity Softball Game, JJ Watt tossed his bat and charged the mound after a pitch went over his head and a fake brawl ensued. Obviously it was all in good fun as the game was between the Houston Texans offense and defense.
Watt’s Charity Classic Softball Game raised over $300,000 for the JJ Watt Foundation, a very impressive feat.
As any experienced quarterback would tell you, when J.J. Watt comes charging at you, you run. Unless, of course, he’s your teammates and you’re playing in a charity softball game.
Watt and his Houston Texans teammates held a charity softball game over the weekend to raise money for some local Houston-area after-school athletic programs. Seeing as they raised over $300,000 on...
Several quarterbacks saw their stock plummet down the draft board in the 2013 NFL Draft. Several prospects went undrafted, but weren’t without work for very long. Kansas State quarterback Colin Klien told reporters that his phone started ringing shortly after the draft ended and after discussing matters with his family and agent, he decided on the Houston Texans.
With the 198th Pick
The Houston Texans have selected defensive lineman Chris Jones from Bowling Green University. A stout interior defender, Jones has some pass rushing ability that could help the defense. Jones will probably be a nose tackle for the Texans moving forward and compete for a spot on the roster.
Considered on of the most productive defensive lineman in the...
With the 195th Pick
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Pick Analysis: Bonner brings a returner to the mix and...
Now with the NFL Draft in the books and a couple of days has passed to marinate on what changes happen to the Houston Texans roster. New names in and old names out, the roster is taking a slight face lift for the upcoming 2013 season. Youth has been infused into the roster with nine new draft picks, especially on offense which should make the Texans fan base optimistic moving forward...
The Houston Texans added undrafted free agent Colin Klein shortly after the draft. Klein failed to generate interest as a quarterback leading up to the draft and declined to work out at other positions.
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According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle the...
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My locker is right next to AJ’s Juan…
The Texans have been looking for a WR to play opposite Andre Johnson for quite some time now and they may have found their guy in Hopkins. Granted, they did take Lester Jean and Keshawn Martin in last year’s draft, so Hopkins will have to catch on quick to get on the field. Already getting compared to the skill set of Johnson, he could...