J.J. Watt And Texans Defense Talk About Freeballing On the Gridiron (Video)
Is playing without a jock-strap a good idea for an NFL player? That depends on who you ask.
If you ask Texans defensive backs Kareem Jackson and Johnathan Joseph, they’ll tell you that freeballing is the way to go.
As for linebacker Brian Cushing and defensive end J.J. Watt, they think the idea of going without any protection down there is absurd.
You can listen to this interesting discussion—which took place on the field between plays at Texans training camp, courtesy of HBO’s Hard Knocks—in it’s entirety via the video below: