Teams are hoping that a Texans draft trend will also pay off big for them
IN THE FIRST playoff game in Texans history this past January, rookie defensive end J.J. Watt was stuck at the line. The game was tied at 10 in the second quarter, and on this particular play, Watt just couldn't penetrate into the Bengals backfield. Seeing that quarterback Andy Dalton was about to uncork a pass, Watt instinctively threw his hands into the air, hoping for a deflection. Instead, the 6-foot-5, 288-pound lineman somehow came down with the football, then took off toward ...
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ESPN The Magazine: June 25, 2012