|2014 Season - Average||59.0||14.5||3.0||1.5||10.0||0||0||0.5|
|2014 Season - Dave Richard||57||17||3||1||11||0||0||1|
|2014 Season - Jamey Eisenberg||61||12||3||2||9||0||0||0|
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|07/10/2014||Jared Odrick, DT MIA|
Zac Stacy, RB STL
|J.J. Watt, DE HOU|
|07/06/2014||Russell Wilson, QB SEA|
Brandon Marshall, WR CHI
J.J. Watt, DE HOU
Jamaal Charles, RB KC
|Le'Veon Bell, RB PIT|
Aaron Rodgers, QB GB
Rob Gronkowski, TE NE
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|J.J. Watt locked up through 2015 |
|by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(4/18/14) The Texans have exercised their option to keep defensive end J.J. Watt on the roster through the 2015 season. The Houston Chronicle believes that Watt won't even play under the terms of that fifth year (roughly $10.6 million guaranteed) because the Texans will agree to a long-term extension with him before then.
|J.J. Watt earns first-team status on All-Pro team |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(1/3/14) First-teamer J.J. Watt is the lone Texans player on the All-Pro team released by the Associated Press.
|NFL reveals defensive selections for Pro Bowl |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(12/27/13) The NFL unveiled the roster for the 2014 Pro Bowl Friday, the first in league history with selections determined with regard to conerence. The defensive Pro Bowl selections, as chosen by fan vote as well as coaches and players, are broken down by position as follows, with the teams to be selected Jan. 22 via televised draft.
Defensive end: Greg Hardy, Panthers; Cameron Jordan, Saints; Robert Quinn, Rams; Cameron Wake, Dolphins; J.J. Watt, Texans; Mario Williams, Bills.
Interior lineman: Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers; Haloti Ngata, Ravens; Dontari Poe, Chiefs; Justin Smith, 49ers; Ndamukong Suh, Lions; Kyle Williams, Bills.
Outside linebacker: John Abraham, Cardinals; Ahmad Brooks, 49ers; Tamba Hali, Chiefs; Justin Houston, Chiefs; Robert Mathis, Colts; Terrell Suggs, Ravens.
Inside/middle linebacker: NaVorro Bowman, 49ers; Vontaze Burfict, Bengals; Luke Kuechly, Panthers; Patrick Willis, 49ers.
Cornerback: Brandon Flowers, Chiefs; Brent Grimes, Dolphins; Joe Haden, Browns; Patrick Peterson, Cardinals; Darrelle Revis, Buccaneers; Richard Sherman, Seahawks; Aqib Talib, Patriots; Alterraun Verner,Titans.
Free safety: Jairus Byrd, Bills; Earl Thomas, Seahawks; Eric Weddle, Chargers.
Strong safety: Eric Berry, Chiefs; Kam Chancellor, Seahawks; Troy Polamalu, Steelers.
|J.J. Watt to give it all he's got |
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(12/22/13) Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is active for Week 16 against the Broncos even though he was bothered by a hand injury in practice leading up to the game. He was listed as probable on Friday's injury report.
|Texans list many defenders among Sunday probables |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(12/20/13) The Texans boast a boatload of defensive players on their Friday injury report, but nearly all of them are probable for the Week 16 game against Denver.
The probables are defensive backs D.J. Swearinger (foot), Josh Victorian (back) and Johnathan Joseph (groin), linebackers Justin Tuggle (elbow) and Joe Mays (knee) and linemen Antonio Smith (knee) and J.J. Watt (hand).
|Very few defensive players are worth an early to mid-round pick in Fantasy drafts but J.J. Watt is one of them. Finishing as a Top 3 DL for the second season in a row, Watt has tallied 31 sacks, 23 passes defensed, 161 total tackles and eight forced fumbles over his last two years. The guy is a beast, and while there's a little concern about just how he'll be used under Romeo Crennel in the Texans offense, chances are he'll be an elite player as he's been for a while now. Because he's among the best IDPs in Fantasy Football, you can count on him getting taken with an early- to middle-round pick as a rock-solid No. 1 DL. You can draft him, put him in your lineup and never think twice about pulling him -- he's that safe.
(Updated 5/29/14) |