PHOTO: J.J. Watt has a bloody face

Through three quarters, the Texans whipped the Seahawks, establishing a 20-6 lead. It was looking like a beatdown until the Seahawks rallied to eke out a 3-point win in OT.

In the process, Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt took a shot to the face, opening up a gash.

Watt stayed in the game, stayed effective (he and Antonio Smith sacked Russell Wilson in the fourth quarter) and stayed bleeding. 

It's entirely possible pain only makes him stronger.

CBS Sports Senior Writer

Will Brinson joined CBS Sports in 2010 and enters his seventh season covering the NFL for CBS. He previously wrote for FanHouse along with myriad other Internet sites. A North Carolina native who lives... Full Bio

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