Texans defensive end J.J. Watt shined even among the cream of the crop at the Pro Bowl. Watt collected a goal line interception and recovered a fumble on route to being voted Pro Bowl Defensive Player of the Game.
Watt and fellow Texans teammate Duane Brown were on Team Carter, which fell to Team Irvin 32-28. Brown played both tackle positions during the game. The only thing Watt didn't do was score on offense.
Watt's interception came just before the half with Team Irvin in the red zone. The Pro Bowl Offensive Player of the game, Matthew Stafford, slung a pass that was intended for Lions teammate Golden Tate. Watt broke stride as he drove to the pocket, jumped up and snatched the ball out of the air in one fell swoop. Later, Watt snagged a fumble recovery after a poor hand-off between Stafford and Broncos running back C.J. Anderson.
Watt finished with 1 tackle, 1 quarterback hit, 4 passes defended, and the two aforementioned turnovers. As part of his award, Watt was rewarded with a GMC SUV. Should be interesting to see what happens with that vehicle since Watt is sponsored by Ford.