JJ Watt Makes ‘No Bulls**t’ Claim as Arizona Cardinals Extend Unbeaten Run

Published 10/19/2021, 9:06 PM EDT


The 2020 NFL season ended on an anti-climactic note for Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals. The NFC West franchise started their campaign on a strong note but failed to build on that as the season progressed. They missed out on a playoff spot, finishing 3rd in their division with an 8-8 record.

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Sep 19, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) looks to throw against the Minnesota Vikings in the second half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hardiman-USA TODAY Sports

However, Murray and Co. are doing things differently in 2021. The Cardinals are currently the only remaining unbeaten team left in the NFL. A big reason behind their dominance this season is the performance of veteran defensive end, JJ Watt.

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The former Houston Texans man arrived in Phoenix earlier this summer. But he is already a leader in the locker room. Here’s what the 2-time NFL DPOTY had to say after the team’s latest win in Week 6.

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JJ Watt is widely regarded as a stalwart of 21st-century football. Arguably the best defensive end from the last decade, Watt was a wanted man this summer after he cut ties with the struggling Texans.

A lot of eyebrows were raised when he ultimately signed for the Cardinals. But as we approach Week 7 of the season, we see why Watt made the move to Phoenix in search of newfound glory.

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Under the leadership of the young and enigmatic Kliff Kingsbury, the Cardinals have slowly and steadily grown into a formidable force in the NFC West. They’ve taken their form to the next level and will look to maintain the momentum as we approach the second half of the season.

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Next up for the Cardinals is a game against the Texans on Sunday, October 24, 2021. It will be interesting to see how the fans receive Watt in what promises to be a thrilling union.

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Daniel Arambur

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports. With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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