TJ Watt, outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, made a ‘volleyball spike’ like interception against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

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The 28-year-old picked a pass from Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, pulled it in while falling after being hit by an offensive lineman. The All-Pro gave the offense their shot at the 21-yard line.


The Pittsburgh Steelers kicked a field goal, to take a 24-23 lead vs the Bengals as they approached the last fourth of the third quarter. 

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In Week 1 of the NFL 2022 season, against the Cincinnati Bengals, the Steelers star defender made a similar interception at the line of scrimmage.


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“They’ll show this play when TJ Watt goes into the Hall of Fame someday,” another one tweeted. 

“OMG!!!!! @_TJWatt YOU ARE UNBELIEVABLE!!!!🙌🏽🙌🏽✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾,” a third one said. 

Meanwhile, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow threw for three touchdowns and two interceptions. He had more than 350 passing yards under his belt. Samaje Perine accounted for two and Trenton Irwin for one touchdown. 

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Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett had one touchdown pass against his name. George Pickens received a TD pass and Najee Harris rushed for one. 

Joe Mixon, running back for the Cincinnati Bengals, was  declared out with a concussion, NFL Network’s Adam Schefter reported. The 26-year-old did not return to the Week 11 game. 

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“TJ Watt is worth more than 2 wins. Maybe 3. Possibly 4. He’s just built different,” a Twitter user said. 

“My god TJ Watt just made the most athletic play I’ve seen a DL make all year,” another one added.