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Pittsburgh Steelers AFC North
Derek Watt • #44 • FB
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'2", 234 lbs.
Born:Nov 7, 1992 (27 yrs)
Hometown:Pewaukee, WI
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by San Diego in 2016 (6/198).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2020.
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Scouting Report
The younger brother of NFL superstar J.J. Watt is built on a smaller scale than his accomplished sibling, but reputed to work every bit as vigorously. Presents a dual option as a conventional lead-blocking fullback/short yardage runner in two-back sets, and sure-handed receiver with the speed to out-run linebackers and work downfield routes. Not exceptional in any department, he is unlikely to generate significant offense and may be limited to a special teams role.
Long Range Potential: Depth fullback and special teamer.
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