Tytus Howard reacted fast to the charge of Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt.
The Texans’ second-year right offensive tackle managed to gain leverage quickly and hip-tossed Watt to the ground after stonewalling his pass rushing moves.
Although the Steelers got the victory and Watt had a productive day that included one sack and four quarterback hits, the Texans were encouraged by Howard’s overall performance. That included knocking down the Pro Bowl selection multiple times.
Tytus Howard has put together really impressive back-to-back weeks after struggling in Week 1. I thought he got the better of TJ Watt in Week 3. Doesn’t mean he was perfect, but he was very good. Put Watt on the ground 7x too. pic.twitter.com/zxTmv2VmY2
— Brandon Thorn (@BrandonThornNFL) September 29, 2020
Howard allowed one sack and one hurry, according to Pro Football Focus. For the season, Howard has a 54.8 overall blocking grade, a 51.5