It’s no longer spurting blood, thanks to four stitches that closed the wound. And he still doesn’t quite know how it happened.
But it was the most memorable moment from the Pro Bowl, creating the impression that guys were indeed going harder than usual in what otherwise at times seems to be a game of glorified two-hand touch.
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt joined Pro Football Talk on Thursday to discuss his Pro Bowl battle scar and various other topics. After meeting Watt in person, Erik Kuselias and I agreed that there is a list of guys on whose bad side we never want to be — and Watt just made the list.