By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – TJ Watt made history.
TJ Watt: 22.5 Sacks in 15 Games Played
Michael Strahan: 22.5 Sacks in 16 games played pic.twitter.com/cNbJkmkAZr
– NFL on CBS (@NFLonCBS) January 9, 2022
He is now tied with Michael Strahan’s record of 22.5 bags, Watt has managed it in 15 games and Strahan at 16.
With seconds left in the second quarter, Watt set the record.
TJ Watt was sacked and the single season sack record TIES… 22 1/2 bags
– Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) January 9, 2022
Audiences soon called a forced mess from Watt a sack early in the first quarter.
Watt should have 23.5 sacks right now but Baltimore statisticians don’t think so
– Rich Walsh KDKA (@RichieWalsh) January 9, 2022
Raven was unable to properly tackle, and Watt was quick to knock out Tyler Huntley.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/01/09/tj-watt-sack-record-tied-with-michael-strahan/ TJ Watt Makes History, Binding Record With Michael Strahan – CBS Pittsburgh