One of the many criticisms that has been levied at the Pro Bowl is that the game itself is a farce, that the players give very little effort, resulting in a snooze-fest like the ones fans were forced to endure a year ago.
Apparently someone forgot to tell Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt.
The second-year pro, who is the leading candidate for Defensive Player of the Year after pacing the NFL in sacks with 20.5 in 2012, suffered a nasty-looking cut on his finger in the game's first quarter.
Watt, for his part, shook off the cut just like it was a regular season game. While being interviewed on the sideline by Michele Tafoya, Watt also had a message for commissioner Roger Goodell, who has discussed cancelling the Pro Bowl if the level of effort doesn't improve.
Kareem Copeland @kareemcopeland
"Hey Commish, we’re playing hard!" RT @taniaganguli: Gross. RT @jpalmercsn: #Texans @JJWatt cut his finger pretty good. http://t.co/2ax76Xvb2013-1-28 00:57:33
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