He was able to to find a riding partner. The seat ended up breaking as Watt got closer to the field. He told reporters that the bicycle was not meant for a 288-pound defensive lineman to ride.
There were 21 penalties for 202 yards, three fumbles lost, two interceptions thrown and a whole lot of ugly in an exhibition game that lasted more than three hours between the Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans.
"We bring a team in - I understand the point of it - but I don't think doing live special teams drills are very smart", Rodgers said. "So, I apologize for that".
Watt and his Texans teammates took part in the bike ride with kids to practice, although Watt needed a second bike after a size mismatch with the first one. "The kickoff especially is one of the most unsafe plays in football and that's why they've tweaked different things over the years, close to a live kickoff drill I don't think is best use of a inter-squad practice like that".
"It's one of the coolest traditions".
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He continued, "I mean, that's what it's all about. I know what I saw out there, and that particular play, that's not what we want to be about".
Watt would end up leaving practice early after tweaking his groin.
The five-time Pro Bowler said he chose the first kid in line, although he was wearing a Packers jersey.
Rodgers made it clear that he isn't a fan of practicing with another team, saying "I wouldn't mind if they didn't do it for another 14 years". "But regardless, it's going to be cool to go out in Lambeau Field and step on the grass and see the fans and just to live that moment".