Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt was one of the players to take the Pro Bowl a bit more seriously this season, and doing so cost him a cut pinky finger. The potential Defensive Player of the Year sliced open his finger early in the contest, causing it to bleed “pretty good,” Watt told Nick Scurfield of HoustonTexans.com. "I didn’t even realize how bad it bled, but it bled pretty good. That’s football. It’s not fun if you’re not going to get bloody." @jjwatt — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) January 28, 2013 Watt’s injury resulted in a blood-spattered jersey which he sported for the remainder of the contest. The injury wasn’t serious, but the blood was gushing out of the cut pinky for enough time to garner national attention. Watt said after sustaining the injury that football isn’t “fun if you’re not going to get bloody.” He certainly did his share of 'bloodying' the opponent during the regular season, accounting for 81 tackles, four forced fumbles, 20.5 sacks and 16 passes defensed for the Texans. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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