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State of the Texans:
According to Head Coach Gary Kubiak, star defensive end J.J. Watt dislocated his elbow will be out for a short amount of time. He will be ready for Week One at the latest. Kubiak was quick to say, “We dodged another bullet.” There will be no rush to get Watt back on the field according to Kubiak, because they know what they are going to get from him.
J.J. Watt has been a star in the making since he was taken 11th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Wisconsin, and placed into the starting defensive end position for the Texans. Watt has had a nice start to his training camp and looked in midseason form in the early practices with pads. His injury had plenty of his teammates concerned, especially his defensive teammates.
The Houston Texans have been cursed when it comes to injuries, and after a 2011 season that marred the season, training camp hasn’t started off to well. Injuries have gotten Andre Johnson (Groin), Duane Brown (Bone Bruise), Darryl Sharpton (Hip, Quad) and Kareem Jackson (Hamstring).
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt could miss the rest of training camp with an elbow injury sustained Thursday in practice.
Via his Twitter account Watt said Thursday afternoon he would be ready for Houston's season opener against the Miami Dolphins Sept. 9.
"Adversity makes you stronger," Watt said. "I will be on the field against the Dolphins. Better...
The Houston Texans continue to struggle with injuries as DE J.J. Watt left practice Thursday with an elbow injury.
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Houston Texans' defensive end J.J. Watt has dislocated his left elbow and will miss some practice time, but the team doesn't believe his injury is serious.
Houston coach Gary Kubiak says ''all the tests came back good'' and they expect him to be OK in time for the team's opener Sept. 9 against Miami.
Kubiak didn't rule out Watt playing in the preseason...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans' defensive end J.J. Watt has dislocated his left elbow and will miss some practice time, but the team doesn't believe his injury is serious.
Houston coach Gary Kubiak says "all the tests came back good" and they expect him to be OK in time for the team's opener Sept. 9 against Miami.
Kubiak didn't rule out Watt playing in...
Defensive end J.J. Watt is expected to be ready in time for the regular season after dislocating his left elbow Thursday. Watt got his arm tangled up at the end of a running play. Athletic trainer Geoff Kaplan popped the elbow back into place and Watt was taken to the training room on a cart. "We dodged another bullet," said Texans coach Gary Kubiak, referring to a...
Defensive end J.J. Watt left the Texans' practice on Thursday with an elbow injury. Watt got his arm caught up at the end of a running play and was taken to the training room by a cart, according to the Houston Chronicle. Coach Gary Kubiak did not have an update on Watt's status immediately after practice. It continues a rough week for the Texans, who have already seen...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt dislocated his elbow during practice on Thursday.
The doctors were able to pop Watt’s elbow back in and he’s not able to expected to miss much time.
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After just his rookie season, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has cracked our list of the Top 100 NFL Players of 2012 at the N0. 96 overall spot and is already being projected to the Hall of Fame by his defensive coordinator Wade Phillips.
“He’s going to be a bust — not a first-round bust but a bust in the Hall of Fame,” Phillips said...
Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips gave Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt high praise today, claiming he will end up in the NFL hall of fame (Credit AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
After looking impressive over the last few games of the 2011 NFL season, the Houston Texans are expecting a great year out of defensive end J.J. Watt. Apparently, Texans’ defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is expecting...
Entering Day Seven of Houston Texans training camp, the big story in camp was the recent injury to J.J. Watt and the excused absence of wide receiver Lestar Jean. Here are some camp notes from today.
- There were plenty of rumors flying around on the absence of Lestar Jean from Thursday’s practice, but on Friday he was the first one on the field and was working with...
So many perceptions changed for the Houston Texans last year. Gary Kubiak went from loser to winner. Wade Phillips went from mumbling failed head coach to defensive genius. T.J. Yates went from zero to hero. J.J. Watt's interception return against Cincinnati might be the franchise's most indelible image. Arian Foster proved he was not a one-hit wonder.
And there were spoils...