The latest back injury that J.J. Watt suffered is as bad as initially feared, as the Houston Texans sent the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year to injured reserve on Tuesday.
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After having back surgery earlier this year, there was speculation whether J.J. Watt would be ready to start the season. He was cleared to play in Week 1, but could now be facing an extended absence.
Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt admitted that he feared for his career as he rehabbed from his recent surgery.
J.J. Watt returned to practice with the Houston Texans on Monday, and it appears he is going to play in the team’s Week 1 game against the Chicago Bears.
The odds appear to be increasing that JJ Watt will be ready for the Houston Texans’ season opener.
The word on J.J. Watt’s status continues to indicate positive news for the Houston Texans.
Despite reports claiming he could miss the start of the regular season, J.J. Watt is reportedly expected to return to practice before the Houston Texans’ fourth and final preseason game.
The Houston Texans are optimistic that J.J. Watt will not end up missing any regular season games, but that does not mean they are planning to bring him back before he is 100 percent healthy.