J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'5" / 288 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
March 22, 1989 (31)
10th Season
2011 / Rd. 1 / Pk. 11 (HOU)

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J.J. Watt News

J.J. Watt Won't Demand Contract Extension

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, who has two years left on his current deal with no guaranteed money left, said he won't ask for a contract extension and doesn't think it's necessary. Watt prefers to prove his worth on the field after playing in just eight regular season games last year because of a torn pectoral muscle. The five-time Pro Bowler and five-time first-team All-Pro pass-rusher has played in just 32 regular season games in the last four years due to injuries, but we already know he is a game-wrecker when he's healthy. Watt remains a top-10 fantasy defensive lineman in IDP leagues, but his injury history and age (31) make him more of a boom/bust pick every year.

May. 27th • 2:39 PM
J.J. Watt Could Be Used More Against Chiefs

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (pectoral) played just 16 of 36 defensive snaps in the first half of the wild-card win over the Bills, but he saw 34 of 44 snaps in the second half. Houston's pass rush came to life in the second half, and Watt had a big sack of quarterback Josh Allen to force a field goal. Watt was surprised how well his body held up after the game after missing two months of the regular season. Getting more out of the All-Pro pass-rusher for an entire game against Kansas City would be huge for the Texans chances of springing the road upset. A healthier Watt is bad news for the entire Chiefs offense, especially quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

Jan. 6th • 3:36 PM
J.J. Watt Will Play Against Bills

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said that defensive end J.J. Watt (pectoral) will play against the Bills in the wild-card game on Saturday and "be in there quite a bit." Watt hasn't played since Oct. 27, however, so it's fair to wonder how effective he'll be after such a long layoff. But the Texans figure to throw him out there often if he's healthy enough, as he's a difference-maker rushing the passer for this Texans Defense when he's on the field. Watt's presence on the defensive line is a downgrade to Buffalo's entire offense on the road, while he also makes the Texans defense more attractive for those looking for a sleeper unit on the defensive side of the ball.

Jan. 2nd • 1:09 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Deshaun Watson
AJ McCarron
RB David Johnson
Duke Johnson
LWR Brandin Cooks
Kenny Stills
RWR Will Fuller V
Keke Coutee
SWR Randall Cobb
DeAndre Carter
TE Darren Fells
Jordan Akins
LT Laremy Tunsil
Brent Qvale
LG Max Scharping
Rick Leonard
C Nick Martin
Greg Mancz
RG Zach Fulton
Senio Kelemete
RT Tytus Howard
Roderick Johnson
LDE Angelo Blackson
Charles Omenihu
NT Eddie Vanderdoes
Ross Blacklock
RDE J.J. Watt
Brandon Dunn
SLB Whitney Mercilus
Duke Ejiofor
WILL Zach Cunningham
Dylan Cole
MIKE Benardrick McKinney
Peter Kalambayi
JACK Brennan Scarlett
Jacob Martin
LCB Gareon Conley
Lonnie Johnson Jr.
SS Michael Thomas
FS Justin Reid
Eric Murray
RCB Bradley Roby
Keion Crossen
CB Vernon Hargreaves
John Reid
K Ka'imi Fairbairn