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J.J. Watt learned a few very valuable lessons on Sunday.  The first is that he felt how large the microscope is when you are marquee player in a NFL playoff game.

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Watt spit on Patriots midfield logo?

J.J. Watt reportedly spit on the Patriots logo and wiped his feet on it during warmups before the Texans' game against New England.

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Yesterday Houston Texans All Pro defensive end J.J. Watt made headlines when he was seen spitting on the Patriots logo at midfield and stomping on it.  After the game, Watt had a pretty good explanation for his perceived disrespect to the Patriots logo.  Pro Football Talk is reporting that Watt told Comcast Sports Net that before every game home or away, he goes to midfield, and...

J.J. Watt brushes aside spitting on Patriots logo

JJ Watt is a fierce competitor who is not shy about ruffling his opponent’s feathers, which is why we were hardly surprised when we heard that he spit on the New England Patriots logo prior to Sunday’s playoff game. The Twitter world began buzzing roughly an hour before kickoff after several writers and reporters confirmed that Watt spit on the Patriots midfield logo during warmups...

Texans’ JJ Watt Spit On Patriots’ Logo Before AFC Playoff Game

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J.J. Watt Takes a Big Spit on Patriots’ Logo

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J.J. Watt, Adrian Peterson Unanimous All-Pro Choices on List That Includes Just Two Patriots

NEW YORK — It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball. The Vikings’ 2,000-yard man, Adrian Peterson, and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanimous choices for The Associated Press All-Pro team announced Saturday. Peterson, who came within nine yards of breaking Eric Dickerson‘s single-season rushing record, and Watt, who led the NFL with 20.5 sacks, were selected by...

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Patriots Bring Back Coach Brian Daboll in Unspecified Role

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