Texans Edge Rusher Whitney Mercilus Stays Hot In Chargers Win

Reigning AFC DPOW adds another sack, forced fumble to season total

Jeremy Branham
September 22, 2019 - 8:28 pm

HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) – Whitney Mercilus continued his 2019 excellence in the win against the Chargers on Sunday.

Mercilus, the reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Week, added another sack to his season total to go along with two tackles for a loss, a forced fumble and a total of five tackles.

“Whitney is having a really good year and J.J. is a hall of fame player.  Those guys mean a lot to our defense, to our team and as long as they stay healthy, they give offenses problems.”

Adding in Sunday’s numbers, Mercilus now has four sacks in three games with three forced fumbles and an interception. 

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