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Cam Newton has an answer for why J.J. Watt had four deflections

After the Texans’ upset of the Patriots, J.J. Watt tweeted a Dikembe Mutombo GIF without comment. Anybody who saw Sunday’s game gets it: J.J. Swat was back.

The Texans defensive end had three deflected passes in nine games this season heading into Sunday. He had a career-best four against Cam Newton.

One of those came on third-and-four from the Houston 24 with 1:20 remaining and the Patriots trying to tie the game. It denied Newton a chance for a completion to N'Keal Harry.

“He’s J.J. Watt,” Newton said, with a chuckle.