Cardinals' J.J. Watt gives $1,000 to Twitter follower who lost Arizona prop bet after officiating mistake

Arizona Cardinals protective end J.J. Watt felt he got “screwed” recently versus the Los Angeles Rams when referees destroyed his possibility at scoring a fumble return goal. He wasn’t the only one upset, as a fan who positioned a wager forecasting an Arizona protective goal as part of a three-leg parlay grumbled on social networks that the missed out on call led to him losing out on $1,000.

“They blew that play dead but you would’ve walked in the endzone…should’ve won $1000, wanna help a brotha out?” the wagerer composed to Watt on Twitter.

Watt, a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, comprehended how the wagerer was sensation, so he chose to assist him out.

“Yeah you got screwed. (we both did),” Watt composed. “I got you. DM me your address.”

The event that stimulated Watt’s generous present came throughout the 2nd quarter versus the Rams last Sunday, when Cardinals outside linebacker Myjai Sanders required a fumble on quarterback John Wolford. Watt got the ball and had a genuine chance to rating, however authorities right away ruled it an insufficient forward pass, restricting Watt from taking it to your house. The authorities examined the play and ultimately altered the call to a fumble, providing the Cardinals the ball at the area of the healing. 

Arizona wound up winning that video game 27-17, however an additional goal would not have actually harmed. 

Watt was under no commitment to make up for the stopped working bet, however considering that he is referred to as among the kindest gamers in the NFL, the wagerer wasn’t too surprised to speak with Watt on social networks.

“Honestly, knowing the type of guy J.J. has been throughout the duration of his career, kinda did think he would respond,” the wagerer informed Dan Worthington from Wave Sports & Entertainment. “I had actually turned on his tweet notifications, wrote out my message and had it copied all ready to go so that when he tweeted this morning I would be notified and could be the first one to comment to have a better chance of him seeing it haha.”

To reveal his gratitude for Watt’s present, the fan stated he contributed $2,000 to the Justin J. Watt Foundation, Watt’s charity. 

The Cardinals (4-6) will go back to the field on Monday, when they play the San Francisco 49ers in Mexico City at 8:15 p.m. ET.



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