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 play offense was taken as something of a joke. But when you're the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, people listen.
"We might let him in there at some point," Kubiak said with a smile. "But it's not going to be anytime soon."
Watt's athletic ability is well-documented, and he began his college career as a tight end at Central Michigan. He switched to defense after transferring to Wisconsin, and his alma mater might help him earn a role in the Texans' short-yardage offense which is also named the for the Badgers.
"We've talked about it, actually," Kubiak said. "We talked about our Wisconsin package with him and Garrett (Graham) and (Owen Daniels) on t...