Houston Texans star J.J. Watt is like the rest of us.

When his team traded star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals, it was an eyebrow-raiser.

A team trading one of its best players is a big deal no matter what, but the return Houston got for Hopkins was the point of much discussion and controversy.

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For an elite wideout, Houston fetched a second-round pick and David Johnson, who has high upside as a running back but is getting paid a heaping load of money for little production of late.

So Watt, in an interview with Sports Illustrated, seemed to have chosen his words carefully when describing his reaction to the Hopkins deal.

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