Found August 14, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: J.J. WattGary Kubiak
TEAMS: Houston Texans
There was a time, a long time ago, that Houston Texans defensive end and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt was busy running away from tackles. When Watt left high school, he signed on at Central Michigan to be a tight end, but after transferring to Wisconsin, he began the transition to becoming one of the better defensive players in the B1G and then eventually, the NFL. But that doesn’t mean that Watt is ready to give up a dream of catching passes in the NFL. He is chomping at the bit to lineup on the other side of the ball, especially since his brief cameo at receiver in the Pro Bowl. From “It’s just about being an athlete,” Watt said on Tuesday about those receiver reps. “I have fun, catching balls is fun, just doing whatever you can to be an athlete, working on hand-eye coordination, and the little things. It never hurts to be able to catch a football.” Watt is trying to convince head coach Gary Kubiak to let him line up next to All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson: “I’ve been lobbying since Day 1,” Watt said. “It hasn’t worked yet, so I [...]

Watt wants a ’20-20-20 club’

Texans dominant defensive force J.J. Watt wants to create "20-20-20 Club," which would mean a player notched 20 in sacks, tackles for loss and batted balls.

J.J. Watt to Play Offense

  J.J. Watt the star DE for the Houston Texans is done with just swatting passes and sacking quarterbacks. Watt has reportedly asked to play some offense during goal line situations. This is not a new thing for the sack leader from last year to ask Coach Kubiak to jump […]

J.J. Watt trying to convince Texans to let him play offense too

Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt has quickly become one of the preeminent defensive players in the NFL, and if it were up to him, the 2012 AFC Defensive Player of the Year would be vying for Offensive Player of the Year honors as well…or at the very least a few offensive snaps during the season. Watt has been pestering head coach Gary Kubiak since Day 1 to be included in the Texans’...

J.J. Watt Has Been Catching Passes, Says He Wants to Play Tight End for Texans

If the Houston Texans need an emergency tight end, J.J. Watt will be ready. Coach Gary Kubiak joked Tuesday about using Watt — last season’s Defensive Player of the Year — in goal-line situations. But the 6-foot-5, 289-pound Watt doesn’t sound like he’s joking around when he talks about getting time on the other side of the ball. “I’ve been lobbying since Day One,...

Watt 'lobbying' to play on offense

J.J. Watt isn't satisfied being one of the most dominant players on defense. The Texans star defensive end is making his pitch to play a little offense. "I've been lobbying since Day 1," Watt told the Houston Chronicle. "It hasn't worked yet, so I don't think it's going to work anytime soon. But it's (coach Gary Kubiak's) team." ...

Texans’ J.J. Watt wants in on offense

J.J. ‘Swatt’ on offense? Apparently being the 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year wasn’t enough for Texans’ J.J. Watt. Known as J.J. ‘Swatt’ for his ball-batting expertise, Watt played the tight end position at Central Michigan before he moved to defense at Wisconsin.  Since going pro for Houston, he has been vocal about wanting to play a role on offense in red-zone...

J.J. Watt soon to be dominating on offense?

Being the best defensive player in the NFL isn't enough for the Texans' J.J. Watt. Now he wants to play on offense, too. "I've been lobbying since day one," Watt told the Houston Chronicle. "It hasn't worked yet, so I don't think it's going to work anytime soon. But it's Coach Gary Kubiak's team." At first Watt's desire to...

5 Good Reasons The Houston Texans Will Miss The Playoffs

For years, we waited for the Houston Texans to finally make the playoffs. And now, we are waiting for them to take the next step.Can this team get over the hurdle of the early rounds of the playoffs and make a considerable effort to play in the Super Bowl?The offense is retooling with speed at the receiving slot. There is still a solid if not the best running game in the league....

JJ Watt wants to play offense for Texans, Wisconsin Package in the works?

Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak has been thinking about lining up superstar J.J. Watt with fellow Wisconsin alumni Garrett Graham and Owen Daniels on offense.

Wade Smith Has His Knee Scoped

LG @Smitty74allday had arthroscopic surgery this am, according to Gary Kubiak. — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) August 13, 2013   My surgery went well. I appreciate everyone’s calls, texts, thoughts, prayers, & well wishes 4 a speedy recovery. Be back before you know it — Wade Smith (@Smitty74allday) August 13, 2013   Houston Texans starting left guard Wade Smith had...

Texans hoping that Arian Foster will be back on Monday

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is hoping that running back Arian Foster will return to practice on Monday. Foster is currently nursing  back injury.  His calf is fine, according to John McClain if the Houston Chronicle. It’s certainly not a good sign that Foster has been out with a few injuries already.  They’re probably going to need Ben Tate to also stay healthy and...

Houston's Keenum making push for backup QB spot

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Case Keenum spent last season on Houston's practice squad after wrapping up a record-setting career nearby at the University of Houston. This season, a solid camp has the quarterback vying with T.J. Yates to back up Matt Schaub. Keenum and Yates have been splitting snaps this week in practice with Schaub...

2013 Texans Fantasy Football Preview

For a fourth straight season, Razzball will be interviewing local NFL beat writers for some actual in-depth football knowledge to shed some additional light on our fantasy football knowledge.  Keep your eye out for an interview for every NFL team through the summer.  This installment comes courteous of Stephanie Stradley from leading Houston Texans blog The Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate...
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