What Would it Take for J.J. Watt to Become the Best Defensive Player Ever?

July 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is the reigning defensive player of the year, after a 2012 season in which the 24-year-old tallied 81 tackles and racked up an eye-popping 20.5 sacks.
One of Watt's teammates believes that's only the beginning.
In fact, linebacker Brian Cushing thinks that when all is said and done, Watt's name will go down alongside players such as Reggie White and Bruce Smith as one of the all-time greats.
Cushing went even farther, as a matter of fact. According to ESPN, Cushing told John Clayton on his "Inside the Huddle" podcast that Watt, who checked in at fifth in the NFL's "Top 100 Players of 2012" list, could go down as the greatest defensive player of all time.
The things that he's going to be able to accomplish are unbelievable. When you talk about the potential that he has of really being the greatest defensive player ever, he could be. I know that's very premature, but he's that kind of player. I think if he just keeps doing what...

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