Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 2/13/13
What’s bigger than a 6-foot-5, 295-pound defensive end? A 7-foot-6, 311-pound former NBA center, of course. Houston defensive star J.J. Watt was doing some sports cross-pollination on Tuesday, and his foil was none other than former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming. Watt suggested that Yao could help with what is considered Watt’s specialty: swatting passes at the line of scrimmage. But most people looking at the photo are probably not thinking about shot blocking — they’re likely wondering how Watt became a dwarf overnight. Check it out in the photo below. Great lunch with @YaoMing today. Have a feeling he could knock down a pass or two... http://t.co/1j48zpTk— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) February 12, 2013
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