Three rivers, two Watts and hundreds probabilities for the Steelers.
Twenty-seven-300 and sixty five days-frail Derek Watt is joining standout pass-speeding brother T.J. Watt, 25, after the frail moved on from the Chargers and signed with the Steelers.
It be an intriguing — although no longer new — pattern.
“There is a gargantuan opportunity there and now we beget had the privilege to play together in excessive faculty, faculty and now the NFL,” Derek mentioned Thursday in an introductory presser, by process of TribLive.com. “There’s so phenomenal extra that goes into it than that.”
Whereas diverse brother J.J. Watt is doing ultimate-looking out ravishing as the co-face of the franchise (with Deshaun Watson) in Houston, Derek, a fullback and the final note offensive Watt, is chuffed to reunite with T.J., but insisted that wasn’t the executive reason he fit so well with the Steelers.
“We’re extraordinarily mad, but it be no longer the main reason,” he mentioned. “There were so many positives.”
A familiar particular teams contributor besides to his fullback characteristic, Derek is also keen on the charisma that surrounds one in every of the NFL’s most storied franchises.
“It be a no longer easy-working, blue-collar, phenomenal-nosed organization,” he mentioned. “That create of fits into the style I was raised and the style I strive and play the sport.”
And so Derek finds himself altering teams and time zones, reuniting along with his brother and in a field that he believes he used to be made for.
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March 26, 2020