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Sources: Watt (back) expected to be put on IR

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is expected to be placed on injured reserve after reinjuring his back, sources confirmed to ESPN, with a source saying, "It doesn't look good."

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The Browns aren't kicking kicker Cody Parkey to the side yet despite his three missed field goals Sunday, including a 46-yard attempt on the final play of regulation, as Cleveland lost in Miami.

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Before J.J. Watt's arrival in Houston, the Texans never made the playoffs and had the 5th-worst record in the NFL. Since he's come to Houston, the Texans have won three division titles and two playoff games. Their record of 44-39 since 2011 is tied with the Colts for the best in the AFC South.

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Since entering the NFL in 2011, JJ Watt has racked up 76.0 sacks, 11 more than any other player during that stretch.

Mark Dominik @MarkdominikESPN

I love the new agreement that the NFL-AFCA decided with NFL clubs having more access to evaluate players earlier for the NFL draft process

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

With J.J. Watt's injury, it will be interesting to see how the Texans use Jadeveon Clowney. Houston has moved him around the front seven in the first three games, including at defensive end.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Texans are placing JJ Watt on injured reserve on Wednesday and resigning DE Antonio Smith, per league sources.

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Texans are placing JJ Watt on injured on Wednesday and resigning DE Antonio Smith, per league sources.

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BREAKING: J.J. Watt reinjured his back and likely will be placed on injured reserve Wednesday, a source confirmed: es.pn/2dqekO9

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