By: Larry Patterson
Headline Photo Credit: Darrell Owens-LMS Network
The former All-Pro defensive end was released Friday by the Houston Texans, which seems to be a major culture change within the organization. Texans disappointingly finished the season going 4-12, after a slew of changes within the franchise. From trading top target receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the firing of former head coach & general manager Bill O’Brien, plus a variety of injuries & suspensions, the Texans are due for a major restart.
That started with the hiring of former Ravens assistant coach David Culley. The 65-year old coach takes what seems to be the worst coaching gig anyone can pick up this off-season. Culley looks to turn things around in Houston. As for Watt, you can not blame him for wanting to be in a winning situation & that starts with the move made yesterday by “ mutually parting ways” with the organization that took him 11th overall in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL Draft. In his 10-year career with the Texans, he leads the franchise with (101) sacks, also leading the franchise in forced fumbles (25) & a slew of other records and accolades on & off the field. Now with Free Agency looming on the horizon next month, the big question is where does JJ Watt go next?
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