Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt shared some honest thoughts on the 2020 NFL season while speaking to reporters on Wednesday.
Watt told reporters that he's training like the 2020 NFL season will be starting on time, but like everyone else, he doesn't really know what to expect.
"I don't know what's going to happen," Watt told TMZ Sports. "I'm just like everybody else. We're all kind of just waiting and seeing. The uncertainty is the worst part of it all.
“We don't know what's going to happen,” Watt added. “But, I'm training like it's gonna happen on time. And, I'm looking forward to playing -- fans, no fans -- whatever it is. I'm just looking forward to competing and just doing what we do."
Watt, 31, wants football to come back and hopes the season will start on time. But he wants to make sure it's safe for everyone, especially the older coaches and people involved in the sport.
"We love the game. We love the competition as long as it's safe for everybody," Watt said. “You have to remember we have coaches who are older. We have people helping out on the sidelines and staff members.
"So, as long it's safe for everybody and as long as everybody is comfortable and confident, I'm all for it because I think it does help return some normalcy and it gives people something to be excited about, to cheer for again.
"And, we're looking forward to that opportunity if it's safe."
The Houston Texans are scheduled to begin the 2020 season on Sept. 10 against the reigning Super Bowl champions.
Kickoff against Kansas City set for 8:20 p.m. E.T.