Texans aren’t talking to J.J. Watt, but maybe they should be
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 23, 2014
Here's how Watt's situation will work. Don’t be surprised if Watt would. Regardless of the gap between what Watt would have made if drafted in 2010 and what he did make in 2011, Watt’s production and potential merits a raise. Salary numbers are significantly different at those positions and Watt is more of an inside rusher. A raise the Texans don’t seem to be ready to give him. A message for those inclined to panic at the Texans' lack of contract discussions with J.J. Smith told me on Thursday that while the Texan's haven't even gotten to the point where they're thinking about that, they will most likely consider him a defensive end for those purposes.