T.J. Watt records two sacks in opening minutes of his first NFL preseason game

T.J. Watt played his first NFL preseason game Friday night, and the former Wisconsin linebacker wasted no time announcing himself.

Only minutes into the first quarter of the Steelers’ game against the Giants, Watt brought down Josh Johnson behind the line of scrimmage after beating back New York’s left tackle.

Only minutes later, Watt stormed into the backfield untouched, read a play-action fake and took down Johnson again for an 8-yard loss.

Even Watt’s older brother J.J., the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, was impressed by the rookie’s start to his pro career.

As a junior at Wisconsin in 2016, T.J. Watt led the Big Ten with 11.5 sacks and was named first-team all-conference. The Steelers selected him with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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