The NFL announced that Texans DE J.J. Watt has been named the 2015 NFL Defensive Player of Year.
— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2016
Watt, 26, has now won this award three times since he entered the league back in 2011. He’ll be entering the third year of his eight-year, $108.88 million contract that includes $51.8 million guaranteed.
In 2015, Watt appeared in all 16 games for the Texans and recorded 76 tackles, 17.5 sacks, a fumble recovery, three forced fumbles, and eight pass defenses.