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J.J. Watt pushes around a 1,000-pound tire, reminds us he’s a beast

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The NFL has some of the greatest athletes on the planet, but how many players in the NFL are more athletic than J.J. Watt? Not too many.

We've seen Watt do a 59.5-inch box jump. He has a ridiculous vertical leap. His 6.88-second three-cone drill time at the combine is the eighth-best among defensive linemen at the combine since 2006. He can broad jump 10 feet. He does all this at more than 290 pounds.

That's why the Houston Texans defensive end is the best defensive player in the NFL. He has unworldly physical gifts.

This is just another example: Watt put on his Instagram page a video of him pushing around a 1,000-pound tire (h/t to the Houston Chronicle). And he said he did it 30 times.

Oh, and Watt said he did this at the end of his workout. A cool down, if you will. He didn't look like he was struggling with it either.

Not sure I'd spend the time to watch many NFL players work out, but Watt's offseason sessions have to be pretty freaking impressive to see.

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