Shots have been fired at the Red Rifle.
After his Houston Texans knocked off the previously undefeated Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, defensive end J.J. Watt said that his team's goal was to make Andy Dalton—whose nickname comes from his red hair and big arm—"look like a Red Ryder BB gun."
Watt, who came up with an enormous sack late in the fourth quarter, added, "I think we did that tonight."
This is a bold statement from a player whose team has looked bad almost all year, especially since Dalton led the Bengals to an 8-0 start.
The quarterback was not pleased when he heard about Watt's comment, per Adam Wexler of KPRC-TV Sports: