Former Wisconsin Badger and NFL superstar J.J. Watt reinjured his back recently and the Houston Texans are expected to put him on injured reserve. The Texans are expected to designate him for a return this season, but it’s more likely that he’ll miss the entire season.
Watt missed training camp and Houston’s four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back. He started each of the team’s three regular-season games and got hurt again in last Thursday’s game with New England.
It’s not clear whether or not Watt will require further surgery.
Watt has captured the last two NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards.