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288 Lbs NFL Monster JJ Watt Admits Being a “Wimp” in Front of This Creature

Published 08/17/2022, 5:30 AM EDT

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JJ Watt looks like a beast on the field. The 288 Lbs defensive lineman is a force to reckon with on the field. However, there is a certain creature that made the lineman feel like a ‘wimp’. There are only so many things that can scare Watt, and this was one of them. He had to deal with an unwanted guest in the bathroom on the morning of 13th August and later posted a video describing the event.

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A baby rattlesnake appeared in the corner of Watt’s bathroom. An unexpected visit from a snake in your bathroom can scare anyone. The lineman admitted that being from Wisconsin; he is unaware of snakes appearing in houses randomly. But he recalls being warned about their occurrence during the monsoon near Arizona, where JJ resides at the moment.


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Watt did the right thing by calling an expert to handle the situation. Upon the expert’s arrival, Watt was corrected about the type of snake that entered his house. It wasn’t a baby rattlesnake but a long nose snake.

In addition, the snake was harmless and non-venomous. The situation was taken care of and JJ Watt was relieved after the snake was removed from his house. Watt said, “Don’t know how to handle snakes. Not a big fan of snakes… So I call this guy. He comes out to the house, he takes a look at it, and picks it up with his bare hands. Says it’s not a rattlesnake, it’s a long nose snake, and it’s completely harmless. And then he left.”

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In 2021, JJ Watt agreed to a two-year contract worth $31 million, with $23 million guaranteed. The DE ended his 10-year-run with the Houston Texans to join the Arizona Cardinals. Watt joined his fellow pass-rusher Chandler Jones.

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The Cardinals would hope for JJ to perform at his best in the NFL 2022 season. The fans are rooting for their team to win the divisional championship and hopefully, qualify for the Super Bowl.


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Although Watt felt like a wimp after realizing that the snake was harmless, he wouldn’t want to read too much into it. The defensive lineman prepares to get his team over the line by creating the strongest defense in the NFC West.


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Written by:

Ayush Jha


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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. Ayush has always been an avid sports lover, representing his school team in cricket and soccer.
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Gurjyot Singh Dadial