Lawrence Taylor Comments on J.J. Watt’s Place in NFL History

March 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor, who was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year three times, knows a thing or two about defense.
Speaking at Fiterman Sports Memorabilia at Houston's Baybrook Mall on Saturday, Taylor gave his thoughts on talented Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt, who is the only other player to win the coveted defensive award three times, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.  
"That J.J. Watt is a bad SOB," Taylor said. "He's going to get it a couple of more times. I think he's one of these guys that only comes around once every 20 to 30 years."
The brash Taylor wouldn't go as far as to say Watt was better than him, but the 57-year-old thinks he's not far behind, per McClain:
In front of me I see guys like Reggie White (and) Deacon Jones. Do I put J.J. in front of me? No, but the guy is a phenomenal player. He can go down as one of the best players to ever play his position. Every time I watc...

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