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Hard Knocks is a guilty pleasure for many NFL fans, as it goes deep inside an NFL training camp showing all of the good, bad and ugly from behind the scenes. But apparently one NFL player took away much more than just drama and entertainment from the five episodes this season. J.J. Watt, who emerged as a solid pass rusher for the Texans during last season's playoffs, says he was able to figure out the Miami Dolphins snap count from the show and used the advantage in Houston's 30-10 win on Sunday. "You can't really pick up too much from...

Texans’ J.J. Watt picked up Dolphins’ snap count from HBO’s “Hard Knocks”

It was only a matter of time. Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said he picked up the Miami Dolphins’ snap count by watching HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” Watts made the revelation during an interview with NBC Network’s “Pro Football Talk.”

'Hard Knocks' gave away snap count?

The Texans' J.J. Watt claims he was able to pick up a few things about Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins from watching the HBO reality show. 

It's a Hard Knocks life

This week after the Texans walked all over the Dolphins; JJ Watt who had a dominating game went on Pro Football Talk and told them “It’s something you can really pick up (from) just about any TV copy. But I watched that, and that’s one thing I picked up. I used that a little bit.” Watt claims that he was able to pick up on snap counts from watching the always entertaining...

Mario Williams dealing with a wrist injury

According to the Buffalo News, Bills head coach Chan Gailey mentioned that defensive end Mario Williams has been dealing with a wrist injury.  He declined to get into the details.  Williams was then asked about his wrist. “I had a little bit of a freak deal a couple of weeks ago,” Williams said. “Unfortunately, it was right before the regular season. Like I said, by any means...

Buffalo Bills: Buyer’s Remorse Already for Mario Williams?

As a Houston Texans follower, I got plenty of questions on twitter over the summer from fans of other teams that were interested in pilfering free agent Mario Williams. The first question was usually if I really thought the Texans would let him walk. After I said yes, the question was automatically followed up with “Are they Crazy?!” This was expected. After all, I got the same...

Does Mario Williams Have A Point?

Week one couldn’t have gone any worse for the Bills. They get hammered by the New York Jets 48-28, lose David Nelson and Fred Jackson to knee injuries, and their so-called “improved defense” was seemingly replaced by a bunch of high schoolers pretending to be NFL players. And it didn’t get better after the game. During his post game press conference, defensive end Mario...

No preseason, no problem for Watt

By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was simply trying to catch passes with his one good arm a few days after dislocating his left elbow early in training camp. He vowed to be back by opening day. He not only returned, but he made a major impact, deflecting two passes that produced interceptions in the Texans' 30-10 win over...

Rodney Harrison rips Mario Williams, says “he’ll probably fall off the face of the earth”

Former NFL safety and currentl NBC Sports analyst Rodney Harrison joined the Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Harrison made it clear that he believes Bills defensive end Mario Williams should have taken less money to play for a winning team. “They’re not very good,” Harrison said.  “They don’t have a franchise quarterback.  The Patriots will always dominate that...

New Buffalo Bills defense, same bad Bills from last year

The Buffalo Bills defense last season was atrocious and with the new additions of the huge signing of Mario Williams, Mark Anderson this last offseason and Dave Wannstedt as the new defensive coordinator taking the Bills defense from a 3-4 to a 4-3 were moves going to make the Bills better this season. Everyone blamed the 3-4 defense, as the reason for the poor play of the Bills...

Watt is Tannehill's Daddy

One went to Wisconsin and another went to Texas A&M. One has the keys to the franchise as the "People's Choice" and the other just plays hard nosed defense for a Super Bowl contender.Ryan Tannehill's debut Ends on a sour note with 3 interceptions and zero touchdowns.  Tannehill although kept is uniform slightly clean, did not improve on some of the key adjustments...

Talkamania 17: Bills/Jets review and rich athletes

Talkamania 17 is here. I'm joined by The Barrister from Dear God, Why Us? Sports to review the Bills/Jets. We also talk about Fitzpatrick playing poorly, Mario Williams speech about the refs, our perceptions of rich athletes and our experience at Met Life Stadium. Enjoy.   Talkamania17 by Joe Pinzone

Week 2 Staff Predictions: Bills vs Chiefs

Frank: 31-23, Bills- If either of them has a set, both Ryan Fitzpatrick and Mario Williams will bounce back this weak in an attempt to silence the critics. You may look at this and see that the Bills have improved to 1-1, but that's simply not the case. The Bills become the first team in league history to score more points and still not win the game because they have...

Talk junk when you can back it up

Let's be honest here, the majority of WNY thought the Bills were going to run over the Jets. We talked trash about them. Alright...I talked trash about them. We didn't respect them. We didn't respect their QB. We didn't respect Tebow. We thought Stevie had #24's number. We thought Mario Williams was going to eat the Jets' D-line alive. We'd rather...

NFL week 1 rock stars

Last year we brought you our weekly rock and roll recaps, well we decided to change things up a bit this season yet still brining back those classic rock and roll tracks that everyone loves to listen to. That being said, since we already start with the some change this season we also be getting more use out of the jukebox this season using all musical genres. It’s great...
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