The Houston Texans are releasing their star defensive lineman JJ Watt.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Texans are releasing the star defensive lineman, per a source informed of the situation.
Watt confirmed that he sat down with owner Cal McNair, asked for his release, and sides agreed to part ways.
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) February 12, 2021
The Houston Texans have granted J.J. Watt's request to be released. pic.twitter.com/Af4vSV9Kl9
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) February 12, 2021