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San Diego Chargers draft J.J. Watt's brother in sixth round

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CHICAGO -- The NFL added another brotherly duo Saturday when the San Diego Chargers drafted Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt, the younger brother of Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. With the 198th overall pick, a sixth-round choice, the Chargers made Watt the third fullback selected in the draft.

The older Watt, a four-time Pro Bowler, was clearly pleased:

Derek Watt could provide second-year running back Melvin Gordon with some of the blocks needed to spring him more effectively following Gordon's disappointing rookie season. And the Watt brothers could square off this season -- the Chargers visit the Texans in Week 12.

Watt was able to show NFL scouts his skills at the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., in January. He was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine.

Follow Chase Goodbread on Twitter @ChaseGoodbread.

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