Arizona Cardinals release positive update on JJ Watt
The Arizona Cardinals have announced that defensive lineman J.J. Watt is returning from the injured reserve list.
The Wisconsin legend has been inactive since reportedly tearing his bicep, labrum, and rotator cuff during an October victory vs. his former team, the Houston Texans.
We have designated DL J.J. Watt to return from the injured reserve list.
Watt can begin practicing and can be activated to the 53-man roster at any time during the next 21 days or at the conclusion of the three-week period. pic.twitter.com/OAr983Wo3P
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) January 7, 2022
Watt is reportedly seeking to make his return during the Wild Card round of the playoffs for the 11-5 Cardinals.
During his first season with the Cardinals, Watt has amassed 16 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 10 QB hits, and a sack in 7 games. Watt also has 2 pass breakups and a forced fumble.
While at Wisconsin, Watt earned the Lott Trophy and First-team All-American in 2010.