This is the time of year that organizations around the NFL keep a close eye on the headlines to make sure that none of their players are making news for the wrong reasons.
There is approximately about a month until training camp begins for NFL teams and players are free to enjoy the off-season, which sometimes leads to them making mistakes and getting their name in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
This is especially true in this day and age where social media and other types of news outlets are just a click away. Anyone can capture a moment that can put someone in a difficult situation whether it is misconstrued or not.
JOIN THE DEBATE
Who are you backing for a big 2015 NFL season? Join the debate by becoming a GMS writer HERE: http://gms.to/haveyoursay1
Article continues below
This is why organizations around the NFL have a public relation department to handle these types of situations and do damage control if necessary.
One person in particular that has continued to make headlines since the 2014 season is Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt.
Article continues below
Tackling the issues
Luckily for the Texans organization and the public relations department, Watt's headlines in the news have been of a positive nature and there really hasn't been any need for the public relations department to get involved.
Watt recently made headlines when he flattened a stage invader at a Zac Brown concert in Milwaukee on Sunday, June 30, 2015.
The incident happened when a fan decides to jump on stage with the band uninvited and Watt comes from the side of the stage where he was watching the concert and squares up to the smaller man and tackles him.
Unlike security who would have more than likely escorted the man off stage without any trouble, Watt instead uses a perfect form tackle to take the uninvited guest down.
It appears as though the entire incident could have been set up beforehand, but whether it was or not it makes for not only an interesting story but provides a little bit more entertainment to the concert as well.
Maybe Watt has found his calling after his football career is over as part of the Zac Brown Band's security team.
Good news guy
This however isn't the only time Watt has made news other than on the football field.
Watt has previously appeared on Zoey Deschanel's hit comedy show 'New Girl'. This was his fourth time to do a scripted comedy show. He also appeared in three episodes of FX's comedy show ' The League'.
Watt even made national news when he was seen attending the NCAA national championship game with Danish professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.
This incident in particular started rumors and speculations that the two were a couple and were even seen together enjoying each other's company after the national championship game.
It has to be a little refreshing to know that not every time an NFL player makes news headlines that it is for negative reasons and the Texans organization has to be pleased with the attention that Watt is receiving both on and off the field.
Watt is simply enjoying his fame and the different opportunities that go along with that fame.
As long as the headlines remain positive and Watt's play on the field doesn't suffer, I don't have any problem with him enjoying himself during his downtime.
At least he's using proper tackling technique during his time away from the game.
What do you think of J.J. Watt's headline news during his downtime in the off-season?
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms