Watt anticipated the team's steep decline and decided it was time to go.
Linebacker Chandler Jones was back at the Arizona's practice facility on Friday. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury was not. The undefeated Cardinals are still sifting through COVID-19 issues as they prepare to face the Houston Texans on Sunday.
The Houston Texans have released veteran defensive end Whitney Mercilus. Mercilus was one of the longest- tenured players on the team after most of the team's stars have been traded or released in recent years. Mercilus appeared in 134 games for the Texans, which is the third most in franchise history.