Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 5/10/13

Texans fans, fear not.  Your star defensive lineman, perennial DPOY candidate, and all around star player JJ Watt did not break his legs in a serious car accident.  Or at least, not yet. Yesterday, it was reported across multiple outlets that Watt had been seriously injured in a car wreck in Miami, including two broken legs.  Fortunately, or unfortunately depending on perspective, Watt is perfectly fine.  He wasn’t even in Miami yesterday, and to the best of our knowledge, does not have two broken legs. In today’s Internet Age, this kind of rumor is easy to start, and even easier to catch like a wildfire. I mean, how many times has Twitter killed Morgan Freeman or Owen Wilson now? It’s gotta be at least five times each.  Watt should be proud that his star shines brightly to even be considered the target of such a rumor – it’s not just anybody that the Twitter rumor mill sets its gaze upon. Fake media reports. I’m perfectly fine, relaxing after morning training session & headed to an event for Houston Childrens Charities tonight — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) May 9, 2013 Watt took to his own Twitter account to dispel the rumors, explaining [...]

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Belichick gives typical reply to question about Brady's freedom

Goodell not attending season opener at Gillette Stadium

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

Dwayne Bowe reportedly in danger of being cut by Browns

Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S Immigration

The Redskins finally catch a break with Jamison Crowder

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

GM's wife reportedly pressured by Redskins to apologize

Five Nebraska players suspended for opener named

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly plans to join Giants next week

Curt Schilling suspended by ESPN for rest of MLB season

Report: Roger Goodell buyout would cost roughly $150 million

NFL suspends Denver's T.J. Ward for season opener

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker