J.J. Watt sacks record watch: Two more in first half against Colts

Scott Halleran

Don't worry Andrew Luck, you probably only have to deal with this for 15 more years.

Andrew Luck is probably not going to become besties with Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, so don't expect him to give any "Brett Favre gift sacks" today or when they meet again in Week 17. That's only if Luck is still standing.

Watt added two more sacks to his 2012 total in the first half on Sunday in their meeting against the Indianapolis Colts, bringing him up to 18.5 on the year. That ties Watt with four others for 15th most in a single season with two-and-a-half games to go. Unbelievably, he still trails fellow second-year pro Aldon Smith, who has 19.5 on the year with three games left.

Michael Strahan has the all-time record of 22.5, though many feel that the record was sullied by Favre taking a dive in Week 17 of 2001. Jared Allen had 22 sacks last season.

Watt added his third forced fumble of the year on Sunday and he's among the league leaders in pass deflections with 15, even though the other players on that list are mostly cornerbacks. Watt is that all about?

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