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T.J. Watt

23-Year-Old Linebacker – Pittsburgh Steelers

2017 Defensive Stats

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2018 Defensive Projections

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2018 Fantasy Football Outlook

Last year's first round pick (30th overall) lived up to all expectations, with 54 tackles, seven sacks, an interception and a forced fumble in 15 games. The continued absence of Ryan Shazier could all...

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2018 ADP:  199.4

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 4"   WT: 252   DOB: 10/11/1994  College: Wisconsin  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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T.J. Watt Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $9.26 million contract with the Steelers in June of 2017.

January 1, 2018  –  T.J. Watt News

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Watt, who recorded eight tackles (six solo) -- including a sack -- in Sunday's win over the Browns, finishes up the 2017 season with 54 tackles (40 solo), seven sacks, an interception and a forced fumble in 15 games.

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T.J. Watt NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2015 20 CFB 8 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2016 21 CFB 14 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - -
2017 22 PIT 15 54 40 14 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Proj 23 PIT Subscribe now to see our 2018 projections for T.J. Watt

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

T.J. Watt – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

752

Defensive Snaps in 2017

T.J. Watt was on the field for 752 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

149

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

T.J. Watt was on the field for 149 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015
2016
2017 752 149
T.J. Watt 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Cle 62 11 7 6 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Min 20 5 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Chi
4 @Bal 67 2 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Jax 50 6 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @KC 40 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Cin 42 8 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Det 63 15 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Ind 57 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ten 54 9 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 GB 53 13 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Cin 54 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Bal 54 16 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 NE 40 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Hou 49 5 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Cle 47 11 8 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Playoffs Jax 59 16 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
21 PRO BOWL Pro Bowl
Playoffs

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for T.J. Watt
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   252 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.69 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.13 sec
GREAT
Cone Drill:   6.79 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   33.13 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   11.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   128 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   21 reps
WEAK
Pittsburgh Steelers Team Injury Report
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Ryan Shazier  PUP-P

T.J. Watt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Watt totaled four tackles (all solo), including a sack in Pittsburgh's 39-38 win over Baltimore on Sunday.

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Watt picked up his fifth sack of the season in Sunday night's victory over the Packers.

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Watt had six tackles (five solo), including a sack during Sunday's 29-14 victory over the Bengals.

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Watt recorded six tackles (five solo) and a sack in Pittsburgh's 30-9 loss to Jacksonville on Sunday.

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Watt (groin) took part fully Wednesday in the Steelers' practice, Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Watt (groin) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.

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Watt is dealing with a low-grade groin strain but could still play in Sunday's game against the Bears, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

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Watt (groin) won't return to Sunday's game against the Vikings.

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Watt hurt his left groin Sunday against Minnesota and is questionable to return, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

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Watt recorded a team-high seven tackles (six solo), including two sacks, and added an interception in Pittsburgh's 21-18 win over Cleveland on Sunday.

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Watt has been promoted to starter at right outside linebacker, Chris Adamski of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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