Andy Dalton did not like J.J. Watt's A Christmas Story joke

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Mustard Minute: Andy Dalton unhappy with J.J. Watt’s ‘Red Ryder BB Gun’ joke
Tuesday November 17th, 2015

The Texans handed the Bengals their first loss of the season on Monday night, and after the game J.J. Watt had a corny joke ready to go about Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton and his “Red Rifle” nickname.


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​Once Dalton hit the podium for postgame comments, the comment had spread and a reporter asked the quarterback what he thought about Watt’s Christmas Story-inspired wordplay. It turns out he did not think very highly of it.

This seems like an extreme reaction to a kind-of lame joke, but you have to take into account Dalton is probably pretty mad about finally losing a game, and likely has a sore spot about A Christmas Story after being compared to Farkus his whole life.

–  Brendan Maloy

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