Watt: ‘Words don’t win games, work does’

Watt: ‘Words don’t win games, work does’
October 16, 2013, 4:30 pm
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J.J. Watt storms off at press conference

J.J. Watt met briefly with Houston media on Wednesday. Very briefly.

The reigning Defensive Player of the Year walked into the media room at Reliant Stadium and delivered the following statement in about 1:20 about his preparation for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

“Kansas City has been playing some very good football this year. Obviously, this is a huge opportunity for us to go up on the road in a tough environment against a very good football team, who’s obviously undefeated in the AFC, get ourselves some momentum heading into the bye week, get ourselves back on track. And we’re looking to do that. Their quarterback’s been playing really well. The coaching staff up there has done a heckuva job.

“Hear nothing but good things about the environment, but for us, from our standpoint, our fans don’t want to hear about how we’re going to fix it. They don’t want to hear me stand up here and tell them anything. They don’t want to the words I have to say. They just see the result. And I fully understand that. All I can do is go to work. All we can do as a team is go to work. And that’s what we’re going to do. Words don’t win games, work does. So I’ll be on the practice field working, watching the film, working. That’s all I can do; that’s all we can do as a team.

“So (I) apologize for the concise statement and the lack of answering questions. But that’s all I can do. Honsestly, I don’t have words for you all. Just work on this game. Just work and like I said, the fans want results and that’s what I’m going to try to give them. So hopefully I’ll answer all your questions with my play on the field. And if there’s any further questions, I’ll see y’all Sunday after the game.”

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