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Texans release JJ Watt

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Phillyrocket, Feb 12, 2021.

  1. Phillyrocket

    Phillyrocket Member

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    How did you not get a draft pick at least WTF?
     
  2. mikol13

    mikol13 Protector of the Realm

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    whag00 Contributing Member

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    They couldn't get a draft pick or 2?
     
  4. J.R.

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    TWS1986 SPX '05, UH' 19
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    How in the **** do you not get a trade going for him to at least get draft picks? Good luck JJ. You deserve better than this dumpster fire.
     
  6. PatBev

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    Cause you respect him enough to release him and allow him the power to choose the final stretch of his career

    I think it’s a respect thing and to look good to the media
     
  7. donkeypunch

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    I'm ok with it. He deserves to be able to choose where he wants to go. Nothing surprises me anymore
     
  8. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    The Texans are the dog. JJ is the kid.

     
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  9. Bobbythegreat

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    They probably appreciated how he handled himself and wanted to do right by him.
     
  10. EddieWasSnubbed

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    Ride off, cowboy. You deserve it.


    Go win a championship. Let this franchise burn.
     
  11. The Real Shady

    The Real Shady Contributing Member

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    Nobody wanted to trade for his production at that contract. Everyone thinking they could get a good pick was delusional. I was hoping we could get a 5th or something though. Texans did him a favor. Hopefully he can go play with his brothers.
     
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  12. J.R.

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    JJ FREE’D! So glad you are out of this shithole franchise.

    Go win a ring! You deserve it.

    I’m sorry JJ. Good job, brother. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. We wasted one of your years your career. I’m sorry.
     
  13. whag00

    whag00 Contributing Member

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    For real...get a list of 5 teams he wouldn't mind playing for and see if you can work something out.
     
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  14. marks0223

    marks0223 Astros STILL 2017 Champions
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    This franchise is a ****ing joke
     
  15. EddieWasSnubbed

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    It was the Christian thing to do.


    Cal McNair is Moses.
     
  16. Bobbythegreat

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    He likely wants to go play with his brothers and they wouldn't have the cap space to trade for him.

    Since he's been the face of the franchise for so long and he handled himself with class, they did right by him.
     
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  17. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    JJ is legit one of the most stand-up dudes in all of sports, perhaps in the history of American sports in general.

    It's going to be very tempting to follow him to whatever team he goes to. My fandom is wide open right now. Rooting for Deshaun or JJ's eventual teams feels a LOT more appealing than ever putting the Texans on my TV again until Cal and Easterby are gone.
     
  18. justtxyank

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    He had a lot of leverage. Veteran on an overpriced contract. Teams weren't going to give you anything for him when they know he's going to get released.

    Always thought it was nuts to think they were getting a draft pick.
     
  19. RasaqBoi

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    Who wants to bet our 6th round pick wears #99 next year? Texans thing to do.
     
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  20. MadMax

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    I can't begin to understand anyone still defending this organization. People in the organization and close to it all point to its dysfunction. They've created an untenable position for themselves in dealing with players. I would hope they'd wake up and see it...and I hope JJ's words to them in private made it clearer. They are an absolute joke of an organization right now.
     

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