HOUSTON -- J.J. Watt wants nothing to do with a moral victory or participation ribbon in the wake of the Houston Texans’ 36-33 loss in New England in Week 3. The close-but-no-cigar effort definitely frustrated Houston’s standout defensive end.
“I don’t care how you lose, it sucks,” Watt declared after the game.
Watt finished with six tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage. He faced extra blocking help by the Patriots line all afternoon, something he seemed fine with as he talked to the gathered media.
“When I’m going to take on double teams and triple teams all day, other guys win. That’s good. (If) they’re willing to sacrifice two for one, that’s fine.”
When probed about the strategy on New England’s final game-winning drive, he tersely responded, “I’m not a defensive coordinator. I just play the game.”
He later reiterated his feelings about losing when reporters continued to question him about the final drive. The full video can be found on the Texans’ website.
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