Armon Watts



Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 26

Weight: 295 lbs

College: Arkansas


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Career Stats

Defense Career

2019Minnesota Vikings7113561.5011
2020Minnesota Vikings1603112190.5000
2021Minnesota Vikings1794615265002
2022Chicago Bears1292914121000



  • Entered his fourth season in the NFL and first with the Bears in 2022
  • Originally selected by the Vikings in the 6th round (190th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft

2022 SEASON (Bears):

  • Has played in 10 games (seven starts) throughout the 2022 season
  • Made his Bears debut in the season opener vs. San Francisco, featuring both on the defensive line and on special teams
  • Registered two tackles (both solo)
  • Had one tackle in Week 2 at Green Bay
  • Appeared on the tackle sheet for the third straight game, finishing with two combined tackles (one solo) in Week 3 vs. Houston
  • Made his first start as a member of the Bears in Week 4 at New York, finishing with three combined tackles (one solo)
  • Started his second straight game on the defensive line against the Vikings in Week 5, finishing with three combined tackles (one solo) and one tackle-for-loss
  • Featured as a starter in Week 6 vs. Washington, matching a career-best six combined tackles (two solo)
  • Started and recorded two solo tackles in the Bears' 33-14 Monday night victory over the Patriots in Week 7
  • Started his fifth consecutive game at defensive tackle in Week 8, registering three combined tackles (two solo)
  • Was listed as a starter on the defensive line in Week 9 vs. Miami, finishing with one solo tackle
  • Had a pair of solo tackles and one TFL in Week 10 vs. Detroit ... Had one solo tackle vs. the Falcons in Week 11
  • In Week 12 vs. the Jets, got to New York quarterback Mike White for a sack with :47 seconds left in the first half. This was Watts' first sack of the season and eighth of his career
  • Watts was in a Vikings uniform last time he recorded a sack, which was against the Steelers on Dec. 9, 2021
  • He finished this game with three combined tackles (two solo) in addition to the sack

2021 SEASON (Vikings):

  • Played in season opener at Cincinnati (9/12)
  • Recorded a career high six total tackles against Cleveland (10/3)
  • With Michael Pierce out, Watts started his second career game and filled in nicely, posting four tackles at the nose tackle position (10/10)
  • Sacked Sam Darnold and forcing a fumble against the Panthers in his third career start (10/17)
  • Started his third consecutive game against the Cowboys in place of Michael Pierce (10/31)
  • Sacked Lamar Jackson, posting his second sack in three games
  • (11/7) Brought down Aaron Rodgers on his third sack of the season, forcing a fumble on the play. (11/21)
  • Added another sack by taking down Jimmy Garoppolo against the 49ers (11/28), his fourth sack in his last six games
  • Tallied his fifth sack of the season against the Steelers on Thursday Night Football (12/9)
  • Tied a career high in tackles with six against the Green Bay Packers (1/2)

2020 SEASON (Vikings):

  • Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career
  • Had three tackles at Chicago (11/16) on Monday Night Football
  • Notched first sack of season when he shared a sack of Matthew Stafford with LB Eric Wilson vs. Detroit (11/8)
  • Had career-best five tackles vs. Atlanta (10/18)
  • Had two tackles at Indianapolis (9/20)

2019 SEASON (Vikings):

  • Played in 7 games with one start in 2019, finishing with 14 total tackles (12 solo), one tackle for loss, 1.5 sacks and one pass breakup
  • Made his NFL debut at Dallas, recording three tackles, 0.5 sack and one QBH (11/10)
  • Shared the sack of Dak Prescott with Everson Griffen, the lone sack of the game for the Vikings
  • Tallied three solo tackles and his first career pass defensed at Seattle (12/2), tipping a Russell Wilson pass that was then intercepted and returned for a touchdown by Anthony Harris
  • Notched the first start of his NFL career vs. Chicago (12/29), making three total tackles and his first career full sack, forced fumble and a tackle for loss