Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
Arizona Sports 98.7 FM
Streams
LATEST NEWS
NFL Football
Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Texans place Watt on IR, season in doubt

(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans placed star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve Wednesday and his return this season is in doubt.

Coach Bill O'Brien said Watt had re-injured his back and putting him on IR was the best thing for his long-term health. The team was still exploring the injury and it's unclear if it will require surgery. Watt is not expected back before December, if at all.

Watt, who has won Defensive Player of the Year for the past two seasons, missed training camp and Houston's four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back. He started each of the team's three regular-season games and got hurt again Thursday against the Patriots.

Read More...

Receiving Yards
Rank Name Yds
1 M. Jones Jr.408
2 S. Diggs325
3 J. Landry314
4 A. Brown305
5 M. Evans301
6 A. Green295
7 T. Hilton294
8 O. Beckham Jr.280
9 D. Baldwin276
10 A. Jeffery271
View Full Leaderboard

w10 © 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.