HERE WE GO: Steelers LB T.J. Watt named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

HERE WE GO: Steelers LB T.J. Watt named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 10: T.J. Watt #90 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts in the second half against the Los Angeles Rams on November 10, 2019 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November.

According to the team, Watt is on pace to break the Steelers single season sack record, currently sitting at 12.5 sacks He's just three and a half shy of tying James Harrison’s record of 16 sacks set in 2008 and four away from breaking it.

Content Continues Below

Right now, Watt is in first place in the AFC for sacks with 12.5 and fourth overall in the NFL.

He is tied for second in the AFC for forced fumbles with three.

TRENDING NOW: