The Houston Texans have had a pretty unspectacular off-season as they look to try and build on their success from 2014.
J.J. Watt was easily the team's biggest contributor last season - sorry Arian Foster - with the monster defensive end contributing on both the defensive and offensive side of the ball.
With Watt being such a star, you can imagine that other teams will try to do all they can to limit him, and that may even include trying to injure the three-time Pro Bowler.
Watt took to Twitter yesterday to show off one of the nastier injuries he suffered last year, an unbelievable bruise that is nearly the size of his entire thigh. If you're eating while reading this, I would advise you to put the fork down before scrolling any further.
According to Watt, the injury was suffered in the first half of their game against the Buffalo Bills back in September, at the start of the season. This means that when Watt scored his 80-yard interception return touchdown, he did it with that giant bruising on his leg. That is simply incredible.
Watt set a personal record with nine quarterback hits on the Bills' then-starting quarterback EJ Manuel and then intercepted that Manuel pass, which was one of his five 2014 touchdowns
It was a chippy game. Watt was hit with two roughing-the-passer penalties and he was also the recipient of some "creative" blocking from the Bills that frustrated him some.
"I was upset," Watt said. "I get personal fouls called against me all day. I get some extracurriculars done to me, and I don’t see repercussions on the other side, but that’s fine. That’s kind of how the game goes when you try to play the way I play. The guy on the other team is gunning for you and trying to rile you up."
J.J Watt might just be super human and we all look forward to seeing what he can do next year to terrorise quarterback's and even opposition defenses.
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