T.J. Watt ties the league record for sacks in a single season

In Sunday’s game in US time, Steelers outside linebacker TJ Watt scored a sack with 23 seconds left in the first half of the game, tying Michael Strahan’s single-season sack. Number of records.

The Steelers eventually defeated the Ravens 16-13. As long as the Lightning and Raiders did not tie in the night game, they could advance to the playoffs.

Not only did Watt tie the sack record, he also contributed 3 hits to the quarterback in the game, a grapple that resulted in lost yards, a broken pass and a forced drop-this was still most of his time. All in the case of being double-teamed.

Before the start of this season, the 27-year-old Watt renewed his contract with the Steelers for a four-year, $112 million contract, becoming the league’s highest-paid defensive player. According to statistics, 6.1% of Watt’s rushing passes are converted into sacks, the highest in a single season. As an outside rushing passer, he can also rank third in the success rate of rushing passes. In 25% of the time, he can rush out of the opponent’s screen in 2.5 seconds, second only to Myles Garrett (Myles Garrett). (28%) and Josh Sweat (26%).