Claim: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was arrested for cocaine possession.
Example: [Collected via Twitter, November 2014]
Jj watt caught with drugs and stolen items smh
— Leo Gsxr (@LeoG_66) November 25, 2014
Origins: On 24 November 2014, The Daily Leak published an article claiming Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had been arrested for cocaine possession:
Houston Texans Defensive End JJ Watt will be suspended by the NFL on Monday after violating the league's drug policy.
Watt was arrested Sunday night on possession of stolen items and an amount of cocaine suitable for personal use. Police were called to a Total Nutrition in downtown Houston, TX at approximately
The police did release Watt after his arrest as he did not appear to be a threat to the public. A court date is set for coming weeks.
Several NFL players were arrested in 2014, a fact that may have made the Daily Leak article about
Last updated: 25 November 2014