TJ Watt would sacrifice personal milestones for the team's success with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018, although he still hopes to end the NFL season with more sacks than his brother and four-time All-Pro JJ Watt.
Steelers linebacker TJ Watt played a decisive role in the Carolina Panthers 52-21 goal last Thursday when he recorded his eighth sack of the season to eclipse his 2017 total as a rookie.
However, he still follows his older brother and Houston Texans defensive end JJ for a sack, with Watt's older brother looking like his old self in his team's six-game winning streak.
The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, JJ Watt, has twice finished an NFL campaign as a catch leader since entering the league. in 2011, however, the Texans have never passed the divisional round of the playoffs.
Although he would love to improve his brother's personal statistics line, TJ Watt is more focused on the collective goal with the AFC leader of the North Steelers. . Asked by Omnisport if there was a friendly rivalry with his brother over the amount of recaptures, TJ Watt said: "There is some measure, but there is nothing [more to it].
" We just want to see everyone else succeed and I hope I ended up at the top this year!
"It's all about the team." We just want to play the best we can and it does not matter who gets the praise, who gets the success, we just want to have it as a whole. "
Like the Texans, the Steelers are in he was in the midst of a purple patch after winning five games in a row.
His Thursday night victory over the Panthers at Heinz Field was particularly impressive, as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger scored a perfect score. passer, completing 22 of 25 passes and throwing five touchdowns to a quintet of different players.
On the other side of the ball, the Steelers fired Carolina QB Cam Newton five times, in addition to intercepting a touchdown, and TJ Watt he was impressed with the full screen 19659002] "In all the cylinders we were clicking, in the three phases of the game," he added.