Texans DE J.J. Watt Out For Season With Tibial Plateau Leg Fracture
Terrible news for the Texans and JJ Watt.
The Houston Texans announced that DE J.J. Watt suffered a tibial plateau fracture to his left leg. He will undergo an MRI to determine ligament and any other damage to his knee.
He is out for the season.
#Texans JJ Watt, who the team just announced has a tibial plateau fracture, is out for the season, source said. Another year ended on IR.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 9, 2017
Early in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs, Watt went down with minimal contact and everyone feared the worst. He was forced to take a cart off the field, before being taken away in an ambulance.
Watt is currently in the fourth year of his eight-year, $108.88 million contract.
Here’s the play again:
J.J. Watt appears to trip over his leg and suffered a leg injury. He had to be helped off the field. pic.twitter.com/njsOAfnOh6
— Rob Lopez (@r0bato) October 9, 2017