T.J. Watt hasn't participated in practices in camp?
T.J. Watt has been missing from Pittsburgh's practice sessions. Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers All-Pro T.J. Watt hasn't participated in practices in camp?

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys opened their training camps before other teams because they're participating in next Thursday's Hall of Fame Game that kicks off the preseason. 

One familiar face has been missing from Pittsburgh's practice sessions. 

According to Brooke Pryor of ESPN, two-time All-Pro pass-rusher T.J. Watt hasn't participated in a single practice throughout training camp. When asked, head coach Mike Tomlin offered no information about Watt's condition: 

Whatever is going on, Watt is seemingly annoyed about the situation: 

Watt likely wouldn't have played much, if at all, against the Cowboys on Aug. 5, but it's nevertheless interesting that the 26-year-old who has accumulated 49.5 career regular-season sacks since entering the NFL via the 2017 draft doesn't appear to be all that close to taking the field when Pittsburgh faces the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 12. 

According to Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, there's no timetable for when Watt may make his practice debut this summer. 

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink

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