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2016 Houston Texans Player Profile: J.J. Watt

A closer look at the Houston Texans roster heading into the 2016 training camp.

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The Rundown

J.J. Watt is closing in as one of the most decorated Texans players in team history. Locking up his third AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award, Watt continues to put together seasons which boggle the mind. Becoming the first player in NFL history to win three AP DPOY awards, Watt has become the linchpin of the defense. Although he battled through multiple injuries in 2015, including a groin and broken hand, he was able to put together one of the best seasons in recent history.

Outlook 

Coming off one of the most physically taxing seasons of his career, Watt came out of the season requiring groin surgery. He played majority of the season injured and getting healthy over the off season was priority number one. Watt took a little longer this off season to get into his training because how beat up he was from the 2015 season. 

Roster Situation

The best defensive player in the NFL, Watt continues to anchor the Texans franchise. 

 

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