Pittsburgh Steelers outdoors linebacker T.J. Watt joined elite firm Monday evening when he sacked Baker Mayfield for the third time in Week 17. Watt is now certainly one of 12 gamers to rack up a minimum of 20 sacks in a season and he is the third quickest participant to succeed in 70 profession sacks.
Watt, 27, entered the Monday matchup in opposition to the Cleveland Browns with 17.5 sacks on the 12 months, however climbed to the league lead along with his multi-sack evening. He’s additionally inside attain of Michael Strahan’s controversial single-season record of twenty-two.5 sacks.
The productive evening for Watt additionally pushed the fifth-year linebacker to 70 profession sacks in his 76th profession sport. Only Hall of Famer Reggie White and his older brother, J.J. Watt, reached 70 sacks in fewer games. The elder Watt brother congratulated T.J. on becoming a member of the 20 sack membership Monday.