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Chiefs S Tyrann Mathieu has very good explanation for not demolishing Deshaun Watson

Tyrann Mathieu could have done some pretty painful things to Deshaun Watson as Sunday’s divisional round game against the Houston Texans came to a close.

In the final few minutes of the game, the Kansas City Chiefs safety had a clear shot at Watson standing in the pocket. It was a hole that defensive players dream, an opportunity to lay a bone-crushing hit on a quarterback. Twenty years ago, a player in Mathieu’s situation bulldozes the quarterback and doesn’t think twice.

Instead, Mathieu gave Watson a very physical bear hug, but didn’t even force the quarterback down after Watson had made a quick pass.