Cardinals’ J.J. Watt to bear potential season-ending surgical procedure on shoulder, per report


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The Arizona Cardinals could also be with out star pass-rusher J.J. Watt for the rest of the 2021 season. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Watt will bear shoulder surgical procedure that’s more likely to be season-ending. Watt reportedly injured his shoulder within the first half towards his former crew, the Houston Texans final Sunday.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Cardinals dominated Watt out for Thursday evening’s matchup towards the Inexperienced Bay Packers attributable to his shoulder harm. He didn’t observe all week. Whereas Watt was in a position to play by means of the harm on Sunday, it seems the difficulty was extra critical than anticipated. In response to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Community, the restoration timetable for this process is probably going at the very least three months.

In seven video games performed this season, Watt has recorded 16 mixed tackles, one sack and 10 quarterback hits. The three-time NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months shocked the NFL world this offseason when he introduced he was signing a two-year deal price $31 million with the Cardinals after 10 seasons in Houston, however the Cardinals proved to be an ideal touchdown spot. Arizona is the lone remaining undefeated crew within the NFL, and have the No. 4 protection within the league relating to common yards of complete offense allowed per recreation. Now, that protection goes to should discover a method to substitute one in every of their beginning defensive ends. 



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