J.J. Watt dances into the postseason as the NFL's leader in sacks with 17.5, including three in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.
Watt punctuated his second sack with a new celebration, which included a montage of popular 2015 dance moves.
"Yeah, I'm just a big white guy trying to have some fun out there," Watt said after the game. "I realize that they are very terrible, probably ended all of them at one time, but you know, I'm having some fun out there. If people don't like it, they can do whatever sack dance they want when they get a sack in the NFL."
Watt's three-sack game was his sixth multi-sack game this year and the most of any player in the league. The three-time All-Pro has put up his third 15.0-sack season, which is tied for the second-most in the NFL since 1982. Reggie White is the only other player to notch three 15.0-sack seasons in his first five years in the league.
"It's always an honor to be put in categories with Reggie," Watt said. "It's been incredible to have my name associated with his over the last couple of years and especially this year. My goal is to always go out there and try and do incredible things and just take advantage of every opportunity I get to play this game and play it to the best of my ability. It's humbling."
Watt ended his fifth NFL season leading the NFL in tackles for losses (29), quarterback hits (50), as well as eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.
With the win, the Texans advance to the postseason. Watt has been a part of all three of the Texans AFC South division titles (2011, 2012, 2015). This year, Houston rallied from a 2-5 start to the season to finish 9-7 and earn a playoff berth.
"It's great," Watt said. "It's great for our team, great for our fans, it's great for our city. This is what we expect. We expect to win the division, expect to be in the playoffs. Now we go into the playoffs and we look forward to the opportunity and the challenge of having fun in the playoffs."
The Texans will host the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card game.
Texans players celebrated winning the AFC South Championship.