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J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

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With 20.5 sacks this season, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of the NFL's single-season record. He will get a chance to break the record held by Michael Strahan on Sunday as he  faces the Indianapolis Colts, but first, Watt took time to hang out with a few children from Newtown, Conn.

Watt tweeted the above picture with the caption, "Our friends from Newtown, CT." He told USA Today, "I just wanted to give them a normal day."

This isn't the first time Watt remembered the town affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School just two weeks ago. For the Texans' Week 15 win over the Colts, Watt had "Newtown, CT," scrawled onto his gloves.

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