The Houston Texans have announced that they will release J.J. Watt.
Watt is one of the most dominant defensive players in NFL history.
He has played for the Texans for 10 seasons.
Watt has won three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards.
He has been named to the Pro Bowl five times.
Watt has also been a First-Team All-Pro five times.
The Texans are releasing Watt to give him the opportunity to sign with a team that can compete for a Super Bowl.
Watt has expressed his gratitude to the Texans and the city of Houston for their support over the years.