By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt has won AFC Defensive Player of the Year.READ MORE: FEMA To Launch COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program
Congratulations to @_TJWatt for being named the 101 Awards AFC Defensive Player of the Year! 🙌
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) January 28, 2021READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunny Sunday With Rain Chances Ahead
The 101 Awards AFC Defensive Player of the Year award is chosen by a national selection committee that includes 101 national media outlets that cover the NFL.
His older brother, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, has won the award four timesMORE NEWS: World Of Wheels Auto Show Returns To David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Watt was voted the Steelers MVP for the second straight year.