NFL defensive linemen are big this season

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt grimaces as he sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt grimaces as he sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in the second half of their NFL football game in Houston September 30, 2012. (RICHARD CARSON/Reuters)

BILL LANKHOF, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:41 AM ET

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.

Or, so it says in the Good Book. And, no, we're not refering to the New England Patriots' playbook.

But, perhaps New England coach Bill Belichick is hoping he can slow down J.J. Watt by giving him a swollen head and over-heating the Texans' spirit.


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