Vikings: Watt can ‘make you look stupid'
Much of the national interest in Sunday's Vikings-Texans game will be centered on Adrian Peterson's q uest for the all-time single-season rushing record. However, there is another record at stake. Houston defensive end J.J. Watt is chasing down the all-time single season sack record of 22.5 held by Michael Strahan of the Giants – the same record Jared Allen fell short of by a half-sack last season. Watt has emerged as one of the pre-eminent pass rushers in the league and, in the Houston 3-4 defense, he is given the latitude to move from one side of the line to the other, creating problems across the offensive line for both tackles and guards. Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt knows he's in for a long day against the Texans pass rush specialist, because he needs to be accounted for on every play and special attention will be paid to him when he's on the move. "He definitely can cause some problems," Loadholt said. "We're preparing for him and will have to trust in our...
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