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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:38:26 -0700
Updating previous reports, Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is fully guaranteed $30.87 million in his new contract. The remainder of the $51.8 million guarantee kicks in before the 2016 season.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:14:35 -0700
The Houston Texans signed DL J.J. Watt to a new long-term contract on Monday, Sept. 1. Watt's extension is a six-year deal worth $100 million, of which $51.876 million is guaranteed money.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:52:46 -0700
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt would not comment when asked if there had been any progress made with a possible contract extension.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:19:27 -0700
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt believes he has outplayed his current contract and wants to sign an extension.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:03:47 -0700
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt could have the franchise tag used on him if the two sides can not reach an agreement on a new contract, according to owner Bob McNair. "You've got guys in the Hall of Fame that have been franchised in back-to-back years," McNair said. "The franchise tag is worth something to the team and you can't be afraid to use it."
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:52:18 -0700
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson "is not going to be traded," in the opinion to John McClain. Houston wants to avoid giving Johnson the $1 million workout bonus that he passed up by not participating in offseason activities or guarantee his 2015 salary. They don't want to create a precedent that can be manipulated by DE J.J. Watt's agent in the future. McClain said that "Any 33-year-old ... anybody doesn't walk away from" the $10 million that Houston owes Johnson.
Fantasy Tip: The financial clarity in this situation makes it likelier that Johnson will report, but you can't guarantee anything until there's a concrete resolution. Johnson remains at least a serviceable WR2 no matter where he plays this year.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:14:56 -0700
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt's work ethic is ridiculous, according to teammate DE Keith Browner. Browner said Watt never tires out and when he sees Watt working, that makes him want to work harder.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:44:43 -0700
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt (knee) is nursing a hyperextended knee, suffered in practice Thursday, June 12, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. O'Brien added that the injury is not serious and that Watt was just given the day off.
Fantasy Tip: The good news is that the injury isn't serious. Watt may be the most impactful defensive player in the league.
Wed, 28 May 2014 09:45:55 -0700
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel plans to be flexible with his defense and move guys around to create different looks for the opponent this year in his 3-4 defense. "You have to be flexible and be able to adapt to what your players can do, and you have to be able to adapt to what your opponent's doing," Crennel said. "It changes all the time." DE J.J. Watt could line up in a three-point stance or he might stand up. LB Jadeveon Clowney can stand in the base defense and drop in passing situations. LB Brooks Reed can play inside and outside and LB Whitney Mercilus can switch sides.
Thu, 08 May 2014 17:16:07 -0700
The Houston Texans selected South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Tip: They're not concerned with all the negatives. They'll squeeze him into this defense to try pairing him with J.J. Watt. Houston's fantasy defense is still backup material but, if all goes right, could be playable during the year. In IDPs, Clowney is a middle- to late-rounds pick with a lot of downside.
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