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JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery

The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery. “No idea about the time table...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt surprises young fan in hospital after accident, brings him a new jersey

Houston Texans’ star defensive end JJ Watt has shown plenty of times that he gives back to his fans, and he did so again this week. After he saw that a young fan was in need of a new jersey, Watt came to the rescue. Noah Fulmer, who is only eight years old, was seriously injured in an unfortunate New Year’s Eve car accident in Matagorda Beach, Texas, along with three others...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10K to injured high school player in a coma

Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign for an injured high school football player who is in a coma. “If there’s anything I can do to help,” Watt added in a message, “please let me know. Sending my best wishes to Grant and the entire Milton family.” During a Woodlands High School game last Saturday, linebacker Grant Milton was critically...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Watt accidentally confirm relationship with Xmas pic?

J.J. Watt has remained tight-lipped about his relationship with presumed soccer star-girlfriend Kealia Ohai. But the Houston Texans superstar may have let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently confirming the two are an item by way of a holiday-centric photo. Watt recently posted evidence of his holiday handiwork as he prepared his home for Christmas. While the decorating done...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Watt opens up about infection that nearly cost him leg

J.J. Watt has dealt with numerous injuries over the past year, and the Houston Texans star revealed on Tuesday that one of them could have resulted in him having a leg amputated. In a feature he wrote for The Players Tribune, Watt recapped all that has gone wrong with his body dating back to last season. While we knew about the broken hand, torn abs and herniated discs, Watt says...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

JJ Watt dating pro soccer player Kealia Ohai

The latest rumors surrounding J.J. Watt’s personal life have been that the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is dating Kealia Ohai, a professional women’s soccer player for the Houston Dash. We now have confirmation that those rumors are true. In a recent appearance on the 2 Up Front podcast, Ohai was asked if she has been seeing Watt. The 24-year-old wasn’t afraid to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt shares inspirational message after landing on IR

J.J. Watt plans to tackle his rehab as ferociously as he tackles opposing quarterbacks. The Houston Texans placed Watt on injured reserve Wednesday after the All-Pro defensive end re-injured his surgically repaired back during last Thursday’s loss to the New England Patriots. Watt, who missed the entire preseason before returning for Houston’s first three regular-season games...
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt placed on IR, reportedly expected to miss rest of 2016

The latest back injury that J.J. Watt suffered is as bad as initially feared, as the Houston Texans sent the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year to injured reserve on Tuesday. While the league’s new IR rules allow for a team to designate one player on the list to return later in the year, reports indicate the Texans are not optimistic about Watt playing again in 2016. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt says he considered retirement during the offseason

According to a video with Graham Bensinger on Bensinger’s YouTube Channel, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said that he had considered retirement due to lack of function in his leg because of his injury. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year from 2015 retiring after arguably the best season he had ever played would have been a shocker for sure. However, he really...
Via Sportsnaut
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Florio calls J.J. Watt a ‘Kardashian’ after Twitter war

Pro Football Talk founder Mike Florio made an appearance Wednesday morning on “The Dan Patrick Show” and discussed the social media battle that ensued Tuesday night between Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt and PFT’s official Twitter account. And suffice to say, Florio did not appear inclined to extend an olive branch to the Houston Texans superstar, going so far as to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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