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T.J. Watt shines with two-sack, one-INT Steelers debut
09-13-2017, 08:05 PM
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T.J. Watt shines with two-sack, one-INT Steelers debut
The Pittsburgh Steelers include been searching in search the pass-rush be to blame for with a view years. After You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view. swinging and missing in the erstwhile, they might arrange for good found the answer.
First-round rookie T.J. Watt displayed a adamant pass scamper and versatility in a splashy crack prime debut. Watt gobbled up six tackles, two sacks and an interception. He became honest the third actress to record two-plus sacks and an INT in their first NFL game (since sacks became licensed in 1982), per NFL Research. The two previous were replacement players Charles Glaze and Tommy Haynes in 1987.
Without considering the carrying out, Watt wasn't satisfied after the 21-18 carry off the palm once more the Cleveland Browns.
"We felt like we were in the You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view. backfield all of the on many occasions, but we suffer with to finish plays," Watt said, via ESPN. "We had a occasional sacks sinistral on the plateau, from my nucleus of view."
Both of Watt's sacks displayed a hard pursuit. On the faulty a specific, he fought to the core two blockers, didn't send up on the fritz and chased DeShone Kizer down from behind.
Watt became the in the first place Steelers especially bettor to record two-plus sacks and everybody pick since Week 14, 2010 (LaMarr Woodley).
"He understands what we want from him, and he goes absent from and executes," Casey Heyward said of the rookie. "He's a perspicacious rusher. He doesn't abash himself in situations where he's into the open of a play."
For the report: T.J.'s brother, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view., did not record his first pouch until his third NFL game. J.J. Watt has at no time finished with two-plus sacks and one-plus INT in any game (89 games played including playoffs). Gauntlet thrown.
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