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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, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. ”The only players I’ve seen that can do what he can do with his intensity can be found in Canton.”
Phillips isn’t the only member of the organization that believes big things are ahead for Watt. Over the weekend, DE Antonio Smith also mentioned he expects Watt will become a “megastar.”
Last season, Watt, 23, started every game for the Texans, as he registered 56 tackles and 5.5 sacks, along with four passes defensed.
“Last year I wanted to be a contributor and just help us win games and now I want to be dominant and establish myself as a top-tier defensive end,” Wat
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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...
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.
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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...
Last season, first-round draft pick J.J. Watt enjoyed a solid rookie campaign, recording 5½ sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, 4 passes defensed, and even blocked a field goal for the Texans.
The 23-year-old defensive end can do it all, and his merits have earned him the highest possible praise from Houston's defensive boss.
Following Monday's training camp practice, coordinator...
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...
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...
The Houston Texans continue to struggle with injuries as DE J.J. Watt left practice Thursday with an elbow injury.
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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)
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