Found October 26, 2013 on State of the Texans:
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Humbled & honored to be returning to Pewaukee tonight to have my jersey retired. Never forget where you came from & who helped get you here. — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) October 25, 2013   A sincere congrats to @HoustonTexans star @JJWatt for having his HS jersey retired tonight — MaxPreps (@MaxPreps) October 26, 2013   Pewaukee retiring @JJWatt‘s number. RT @jpcadorin The entire Watt family on field for the presentation #wisfb — Paige Pearson (@PAIGER33) October 26, 2013   Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had his jersey retired by his high school, Pewaukee High School in Wisconsin. His #9 was retired at halftime of their Friday night game where Pewaukee beat Elkhorn 20-9 on the special occasion. “As a kid growing up in this city, you don’t really dream about playing in the NFL, you don’t really dream about playing for the Badgers. What I dreamt about was playing on this field on Friday nights, To have my jersey retired and know I have a place in Pewaukee history means a lot to me.” J.J. Watt You Can See Watt’s Jersey Retired and reaction from Watt and his family here.  Also Max Preps had some good photos of the night for Watt.   

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Today the Houston Texans made a splash as they signed five players to their active roster. After losing both Ben Tate and Arian Foster the Texans went out and began a running back spree. They re-signed Dennis Johnson who was on the Browns practice squad along with Deji Karim and their own practice squad addition […]

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