Tom Brady and Bill Belichick donated to J.J. Watt’s hurricane relief fund

"I'm very appreciative of that."

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, celebrates with head coach Bill Belichick after defeating the Miami Dolphins 41-13 in an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Belichick and Brady not only are the NFL's most successful coach and quarterback duo, they've nearly lapped their closest competition. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in a photo from Dec. 2014. –AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File

J.J. Watt will being doing his best on Sunday to inhibit Tom Brady and the Patriots offense, but the two superstars strike a more collaborative tone off the field. Watt has raised more than $37 million in the cause of Hurricane Harvey relief. And a piece of that total has come from both Brady and Bill Belichick.

The Patriots’ coach and quarterback duo donated a combined $150,000 to Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund, according to the Texans defensive lineman:

Here’s Watt’s full response:

Previously, Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged to match up to $1 million in donations to the Red Cross in response to the hurricane’s impact on Houston.


The Texans visit the Patriots on Sunday for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Gillette Stadium.