NEW ORLEANS (AP) Houston end J.J. Watt features won The Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Player with the Year award, not universally known a superb ballot by one vote.
The NFL's bags chief with 20 1-2 along with a new pass-blocking fiend, Watt acquired forty nine votes originating from a countrywide solar panel of 50 mass media users exactly who often include the actual league. Denver linebacker Von Miller gotten the opposite vote.
Watt, a versatile second-year gamer with a tremendous break open journey line, also compelled three fumbles plus hauled a couple of around helping this Texans recommended to their following straight AFC South title. With his / her prolonged wingspan, your dog hindered a new magnificent sixteen passes.
Watt will be first Texans participant to win the award. Last year, Miller played away when using the top rated preserving out of law school give although Watt was not around contention.
He recognized his award Saturday evening for the "2nd Annual NFL Honors" awards present on CBS saluting the actual NFL's best players, actions as well as works on the 2012 season.