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Watt's acting career started with a burrito

One line sparked J.J. Watt's enterance into show business. The DE told Ray Rice in 2012: "I've eaten burritos bigger than you." Future movie star?

Sanders: Watt is best player in NFL (2:07)
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Don't forget about Tom Savage

He wasn't part of Houston's QB battle, but the '14 fourth-rounder has developed well in his second season. How will Savage perform when given the start on Thursday against the Cowboys? Wednesday NFL storylines

Skip Bayless: Bill O'Brien playing to camera on 'Hard Knocks' (1:03)
Skip believes Watt shouldn't be No. 1 (1:33)
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Tom Savage, your turn to start

The Texans' 3rd-string QB will start and play much of Thursday's preseason finale against the Cowboys. Coach Bill O'Brien said: "I want Tom to have a good game. I want him to get into a rhythm ... throw the ball accurately."

Golic: Reggie White better than Watt (1:30)
McNair should have kept quiet (1:12)
Texans Owner: 'Watt wouldn't destroy phone' (1:55)

Texans owner: Watt wouldn't destroy phone

"What escalated the whole thing is that Brady and the Patriots were going to cooperate fully, and then when it came down to it, they didn't," Bob McNair told Houston's Sports Radio 610. "If it was J.J. Watt, I think he would have been cooperative, and it wouldn't be a question. ... I don't think J.J. would destroy his cellphone."

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Texans owner: Watt wouldn't destroy phone

Texans owner Bob McNair said J.J. Watt would not have destroyed his cellphone if faced with the same situation as the Patriots' Tom Brady in his dispute with the NFL over deflated footballs.

Watt headlines #NFLRANK: Top 100 players (3:59)
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J.J. Watt named top player in #NFLRANK

It was Watt, not MVP Aaron Rodgers, who grabbed the top spot in our #NFLRANK Top 100 players. But this is not an MVP vote, instead players were ranked based on greatness. Where's your favorite player?

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1dSam Monson

Monson: Why Watt trumps Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the game, but J.J. Watt is the best player of his generation.

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1dPaul Kuharsky

Titans mourn loss of longtime scout Brocato

C.O. Brocato, an influential scout for the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans for decades, passed away in Arlington, Texas early Tuesday. He was 85.

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Texans will rely on dominant defense

Houston's defense will have to carry the Texans if they hope to make the playoffs. Where does Houston rank in ESPN's first-ever NFL Football Power Index? Inaugural NFL FPI

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