It’s official, J.J. Watt is going to be out for a while after suffering a tibial plateau fracture during tonight’s Sunday night game between the Texans and the Chiefs according to various reports.
Here's the JJ Watt injury…. very little contact on the play. Trainers were looking at his ACL/MCL. pic.twitter.com/0UZuAJ9qnZ
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) October 9, 2017
Texans announce that J.J. Watt has a tibial plateau fracture to his left leg.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 9, 2017
#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
This is a pretty huge bummer especially after Watt was out for most of last season with a bad back.