Scout Premium Content

Gameday Notebook: Watt's Block Party

QB Aaron Rodgers (Steven Bisig/USP)

Our weekly 21-point game preview leads off with the matchup within the matchup: J.J. Watt's excellence in batting down passes against Aaron Rodgers' excellence in avoiding deflections. Plus, Clay Matthews, Duane Brown, Andre Johnson and much, much more in what is guaranteed to be the biggest and best preview in the world.

J.J. Watt is a handful, and not just because his 7.5 sacks trail only Clay Matthews' league-leading total of 8.0. He's big (6-foot-5, 295 pounds), fast (4.8 in the 40 at the Scouting Combine), explosive (37-inch vertical), strong (34 reps on the 225-pound bench press) and long (34-inch arms). Oh, and he is indeed a "handful" — as in 11 1/8-inch hands. According to, Watt not... Recommended Stories

  • It took seven games but the YAC-producing, tackle-breaking Randall Cobb returned on Sunday against Carolina (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

  • With a depleted supporting cast of proven playmakers, Aaron Rodgers might be having his best season. Nonetheless, Rodgers' brilliant numbers haven't exactly dropped the jaws of anyone in the Packers'…

  • One week at a time, Green Bay's defense has been turning its weaknesses into strengths. With Week 7 almost in the books, the Packers rank 10th in points and tied for eighth in yards per play, and sore…

  • Dr. Roto believes Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry will overtake WR Brian Hartline as the team's No. 2 receiver sooner rather than later. Stay ahead of the curve with Dr. Roto!

  • The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game One of the 2014 World Series, scoring three times in the first inning and never looking back.

Up Next