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T.J. Watt

LB

#90

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 27

Weight: 252 lbs

College: Wisconsin

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    42
  • SCK
    22.5
  • FF
    5
  • INT
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WKOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
17BrownsW 26 - 145504020
18@RavensW 16 - 135321011
16@ChiefsL 10 - 361000000
15TitansW 19 - 135411.50001
13RavensW 20 - 196513.5001
14@VikingsL 28 - 361010000
11@ChargersL 37 - 41
12@BengalsL 10 - 412010000
10LionsT 16 - 165321000
9BearsW 29 - 277433010
8@BrownsW 15 - 106421.50001
6SeahawksW 23 - 207412031
5BroncosW 27 - 193200000
4@PackersL 17 - 2743120001
3BengalsL 10 - 24
2RaidersL 17 - 264311001
1@BillsW 23 - 163202001

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASONTEAMGGSTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
2017Pittsburgh Steelers1515543814707117171701
2018Pittsburgh Steelers161668451813036
2019Pittsburgh Steelers161655322014.508273.57084
2020Pittsburgh Steelers15155337101507100002
2021Pittsburgh Steelers151564421622.50753
TOTAL777729419478720324246170227

Biography

PRO CAREER

  • 2021 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year
  • Four-time Pro Bowler (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Three-time Associated Press First Team All-Pro (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Three-time Pittsburgh Steelers MVP (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Two-time Deacon Jones Award winner (2020, 2021)
  • First defensive player to earn Steelers' Most Valuable Player in back-to-back years (2019, 2020) since James Harrison (2007-08)
  • Two-time The Committee of 101 AFC Defensive Player of the Year (2020, 2021)
  • Joined Pro Football Hall of Famers Reggie White (four) and Derrick Thomas (three) as the only players to record at least 13 sacks in three of their first four seasons since 1982, when the individual sack became an official NFL statistic
  • Only active player in the NFL with at least 13.0 sacks in each of the last four seasons
  • First player in franchise history with 14.0 or more sacks in multiple seasons
  • Fourteenth player in NFL history with at least 14.5 sacks in back-to-back seasons, and just the sixth since 1993
  • Played in 73 games (73 starts) over his five-year NFL career (all with the Steelers)
  • Registered 276 tackles, (202 solo), 138 quarterback hits, 75 tackles for loss, 65.5 sacks, 29 passes defensed, 21 forced fumbles, four interceptions and six fumble recoveries
  • Leads the NFL in forced fumbles (21) since entering the NFL in 2017
  • Reached 50+ sacks in his 63rd career game, which ties with Bruce Smith for 10th-fastest in the NFL since 1982
  • His 65.5 sacks rank fifth in franchise history
  • His 65.5 sacks rank first among all defensive players since entering the NFL in 2017
  • Ninth linebacker with at least 20.0 sacks in a player's first two seasons (since sacks became official in 1982)
  • Associated Press Second Team All-Pro (2020)
  • AFC Defensive Player of the Month (November 2019)
  • Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL Team and PFWA All-AFC Team (2019)
  • AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Weeks 1 and 5 of 2018, Week 2 of 2020, and Week 6 of 2021)
  • First Steelers player with back-to-back seasons of at least 10 sacks since James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley (2008-10)
  • Recorded at least 1.5 sacks in 16 career games
  • Registered at least 2.0 sacks in 13 career games
  • Registered at least 3.0 sacks in four career games
  • Recorded 44.5 sacks in first 38 career games at Heinz Field
  • Tied with James Harrison for most sacks (16.0) in a single season in franchise history
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