Monday September 30th, 2013

J.J. Watt finished the game with eight tackles, a half-sack and an epic wound. J.J. Watt finished the game with eight tackles, a half-sack and an epic wound. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Tough day for J.J. Watt and the Texans. Not only did they blow a 20-3 lead and lose to Seattle in overtime, but Watt walked away from the action with a gruesome bloody nose.

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The injury occurred when Watt leveled Russell Wilson in the third quarter. Wilson scrambled out of the pocket to his left, then fired as he neared the sideline -- only to be drilled by Watt (on a perfectly legal hit).

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Wilson jogged off the field no worse for the wear. Watt came to the sideline looking like this:

Watt finished with eight tackles, a half-sack and two tackles for loss in the Texans' tough setback. The Seahawks kicked a field goal after that Watt-induced incompletion on third down. Watt was back on the field for Seattle's next possession, just a couple minutes later.

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