Since J.J. Watt walked disconnected nan section successful January to a standing ovation successful nan last game of his NFL career, nan erstwhile protect extremity had seemingly settled into retirement.
The five-time Pro Bowler moreover jokingly invited Tom Brady to spell golfing pinch him aft nan backmost announced his 2nd status Feb. 1.
But, this week, nan ex-pass rusher's attraction shifted to roasting a petition for him to taxable to a supplier test.
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Arizona Cardinals protect extremity J.J. Watt earlier a crippled against nan Los Angeles Rams Sept. 25, 2022, successful Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Watt took to Twitter and shared a screenshot of a matter connection that appeared to beryllium from an NFL employee. The connection informed nan erstwhile Arizona Cardinals sack creator he had been selected for a supplier test.
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"This is Dillon connected behalf of the NFL," nan matter stated. "You person been selected for a hgh barren humor spot test, please springiness maine a telephone aliases sprout maine a matter erstwhile you can. Thank you."
The 33-year-old had a hilarious reaction.
"I don’t cognize what happens erstwhile you click ‘Report Junk’ but I deliberation I’m astir to find out," Watt tweeted.
Random supplier tests are comparatively communal for progressive players, but not truthful overmuch for those who person retired from nan league.
Watt said he was asked to taxable to a supplier trial successful mid-December soon aft nan Cardinals' 24-15 nonaccomplishment to the Broncos.
J.J. Watt of nan Arizona Cardinals walks disconnected nan section aft a crippled against nan San Francisco 49ers astatine Levi's Stadium Jan. 8, 2023, successful Santa Clara, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
"I deliberation I’ve been ‘randomly selected’ aft each 3 sack crippled of my career," Watt tweeted Dec. 19.
It's unclear whether nan business will beryllium considered a grounded supplier trial if Watt does not respond, but he apt doesn't attraction considering he's nary longer connected a roster.
Green Packers moving backmost AJ Dillon jokingly responded to Watt's tweet, saying, "This is not nan measurement I wanted to meet." The moving backmost shareds nan aforesaid sanction arsenic nan personification who purportedly sent Watt nan text.
Arizona Cardinals protect extremity J.J. Watt celebrates a sack against nan Denver Broncos during nan first half of a crippled Dec. 18, 2022, successful Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Watt does not person to interest astir getting fresh for training campy successful a fewer months and will apt support focusing connected enjoying this caller section successful his life.
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Watt spent a decade pinch nan Texans earlier finishing retired his profession successful Arizona.
Chantz Martin is simply a sports writer for Fox News Digital.