(Houston, TX) -- J.J. Watt is the NFL 101 AFC Defensive Player of the Year for the fourth time in his career. Watt led the AFC with 16 sacks in 2018, and his seven forced fumbles were the most in the entire NFL.
He's the first player to be named the Defensive Player of the Year four times in the 49-year history of the NFL 101, a national media vote. Watt was also the winner in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Team management made the following announcement via social media: