J.J. Watt tripped over himself early in tonight’s Chiefs-Texans game, leading the defensive end and hero fundraiser to collapse on-field, be helped off it, and eventually be carted to the locker room.
Fans in Houston watching last night’s Texans-Bengals game on KPRC missed its wacky final play—one punctuated by local hero J.J. Watt demolishing a poor offensive lineman—because the NBC station cut off the end of the broadcast in a rush to report the game’s not-yet-final score.
Tonight’s Thursday Night Football game between the Texans and Bengals was, with a few exceptions, your typical awful weeknight NFL action. The Aussie rules-style final play, and its equally down-under level game-ending tackle by J.J. Watt, though, deserved our closer attention.
The Texans benched Brock Osweiler after the big-ticket quarterback threw two early interceptions against Jacksonville, and upon realizing backup Tom Savage was heading onto the field, fans in Houston got very excited.
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Our Tecmo Super Bowl simulation of tonight’s Thursday Night Football clash between the Texans and Patriots is LIVE:
A new season of HBO’s Hard Knocks is upon us, and amidst the expected f-bombs and sideshows has emerged a gem: Texans assistant strength coach Sean Hayes pulling off a marvelous “Macho Man” Randy Savage impersonation.
A joint practice in Richmond today turned pugilistic as Redskins and Texans players brawled before live ESPN cameras. At least four fights broke out between the teams with dozens of players engaged in all-out fighting across two different practice areas.
Speed painter Dan Dunn highlighted a charity event hosted by Texans tight end Garrett Graham last night, and here’s some time lapse video of him painting a portrait of J.J. Watt from scratch in what we’re told was eight minutes.
Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson is in the locker room being evaluated for brain injury after taking this brutal hit to the head that was accurately flagged. [Update: Johnson is confirmed out with a concussion.]
Is there anything this guy can't do?
Get that shit outta here.
"I come bearing gifts." -Matt Schaub
It's over! It's thankfully, artfully over.