Texans' J.J. Watt: Faces lengthy rehab

Watt will need 6-to-9 months of recovery after undergoing surgery earlier this week to repair a tibial fracture in his left leg, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Based on that timeline, Watt, who was officially moved to injured reserve Wednesday, could possibly be ready for Organized Team Activities next May, but the Texans aren't expected to push the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

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