In Sunday's 45-21 win over Tennessee, J.J. Watt forced and recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter, but wasn't able to score on the play.
47 seconds later he made up for it with a one-yard touchdown catch from Ryan Fitzpatrick. Watt, lined up as a fullback in the goal-line package, went in motion and caught the one-yard score for his fifth touchdown of 2014 and his third on offense.
"It's a blast," Watt said after the game. "It's fun to win in this building, it's fun to win for these fans. I love this city."
The MVP chatter surrounding Watt got louder, literally, as the crowd at NRG Stadium erupted in an MVP chant immediately after the defensive end's 14-yard return on the fumble recovery.
"Well, I tell you what, he's just unbelievable," Texans Founder, Chairman, and CEO Bob McNair said. "He continues to amaze us with what he does."
Teammate DeAndre Hopkins agreed with Texans fans.
"MVP, hands down," Hopkins said when asked about Watt's career season."
Watt also had three tackles, two sacks for a loss of 24 yards, and six quarterback hits in addition to the forced fumble and fumble recovery in the win. The two-time Pro Bowler now has 11.5 sacks on the season, becoming the first Texan in franchise history to have three seasons with double-digit sack numbers.
"It's what you dream about," Watt said. "Moments like today, games like today, where everybody's flying around, making plays, having fun. I came in this morning and sometimes you have one of those moments where you just look around for a second. You remember that you do play in the National Football League that you worked so hard to get here for your whole life and how many people wished they could be in your shoes. I'm very fortunate to be where I'm at."