Mike Freeman’s 10-Point Stance: Let J.J. Watt Do Whatever the Hell He Wants

June 1, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

1. Why can't J.J. Watt become a movie star? 
This past weekend, on a quiet afternoon while many people were in swimming pools or enjoying a Star Trek marathon, J.J. Watt posted a picture on his Twitter account. I thought he was going to break the internet.
It was a shirtless Watt, his abs poking out, his face looking like he could be the next James Bond. Good for him, I thought. Do your thing, homie. 
Then, of course, I started to see the inevitable backlash on my own and others' Twitter timelines. The central theme of the complaints: Watt is getting too Hollywood.
Some people loved the picture, of course. But lots of haterade also splashed across the internet. Fake outrage about Watt's off-field activities aren't, though, relegated only to Twitter. I've also heard complaints about Watt recently from NFL front-office executives and even a few assistant coaches.
When Watt posted that picture, I texted one assistant coach for his thoughts.
"Is J.J....

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