J.J. Watt RUMORS & NEWS

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood ‘chomping at the bit’ to make J.J. Watt an ‘action hero’

    Sportsnaut "Is Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt going to be Hollywood’s next big movie star? According to one of the great action stars of all time, Arnold Schwarzenegger, studios can’t wait to get their hands on the NFL star once he decides to hang up his helmet and cleats for good. “I think..." May 14

  • J.J. Watt says surgically repaired back ‘feels fantastic’

    Houston Chronicle "Swinging a softball bat doesn't create any reservations or concerns for Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year said he feels confident that his twice surgically repaired back is ready for action during his annual charity softball game Saturday night..." May 14

  • J.J. Watt believes in Tom Savage as Texans' starting QB

    Houston Chronicle "A lot of NFL followers around the country are having a difficult time believing Tom Savage is the Texans' starting quarterback and will begin the season in that role. Some Web sites have already selected quarterback Deshaun Watson, the first-round pick, as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the..." May 09

  • J.J. Watt won’t get “overly crazy” in offseason work

    Houston Chronicle "Standing at a podium Monday and wearing a red T-shirt as the Texans launched their offseason conditioning program, Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt struck a confident, humorous tone. And the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year poked fun at his struggles to don an extra-small Rockets..." April 17

  • Texans feel good about J.J. Watt’s recovery from back surgery

    Houston Chronicle "Coach Bill O'Brien is as eager as Texans fans to see how much progress defensive end J.J. Watt has made when the players report for the offseason program April 17. Watt aggravated a back injury in the third game last season and underwent back surgery for the second time in six months. He..." March 30

  • Texans, J.J. Watt cheering up Kingwood child with spinal cord injury

    Houston Chronicle "The Houston Texans and J.J. Watt are doing their best to cheer up a Kingwood seventh-grader, who was seriously injured when he was hit by a car while riding his bike last month. Twelve-year-old Seth Haynes had his spinal cord severed and broke his pelvis. Doctors have told the family that Seth..." March 17

  • J.J. Watt for Gronk? Why trading the pass rusher isn't a crazy idea

    CBS Sports "Shaquille O’Neal. Alex Rodriguez. Miguel Cabrera. Kevin Garnett. Ken Griffey Jr. These baseball and basketball superstars of the 21st century were traded during their careers. Blockbuster trades involving superstars occur with more regularity in these sports than in the NFL. Trading J.J. Watt..." February 15

  • J.J. Watt: I’m fully cleared for football activities

    Pro Football Talk "Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had three surgeries last year and he said Wednesday that his attempt to get through the rehab process as quickly as possible backfired when he needed a second back surgery that ended his season after three games. Watt spoke to the media in Houston and said that an..." February 01

  • Cris Carter says the Cowboys should trade Tony Romo for J.J. Watt

    CBS Sports "Now that the offseason has officially started for the Dallas Cowboys, one of the first things the team is going to have to figure out is what to do with Tony Romo. Should they trade him? Should they cut him? Should they keep him? Should they ask him to take a pay cut? Although Cowboys owner..." January 21