Are the Houston Texans preparing to add a hulking chess piece to their offense?
"I've been lobbying since Day 1," Watt said Tuesday, per the Houston Chronicle. "It hasn't worked yet, so I don't think it's going to work anytime soon, but it's (Kubiak's) team."
Watt spoke of playing in a jumbo "Wisconsin" package alongside tight ends (and former Badgers) Owen Daniels and Garrett Graham. But that personnel grouping remains a myth for now, according to their coach.
"We might let (Watt) in there at some point," Kubiak said. "But it's not going to be anytime soon."
Our question: Why not?
The 6-foot-5, 289-pound Watt was an MVP-level force last season. Besides, he owns freakishly big hands and took snaps at tight end at Central Michigan before transferring to Wisconsin. Watt's playoff pick-six against the Bengals two seasons ago was further proof he can do it all.
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