J.J. Watt is stepping up in a major way ... by offering to pay for the funeral expenses of all the victims of the Waukesha Christmas parade tragedy. Watt was devastated after learning of the deadly incident ... calling it "horrific" and expressing concern for those who had been injured and killed. The incident hits close to home for Watt, especially since he's a Wisconsin native and Badger alum. He also went to high school in nearby Pewaukee, just a few miles from Waukesha. Now, the Cardinals star is putting his wallet where his enormous heart is ... 'cause he is offering to cover the funeral costs of all the lives lost as a result of the heinous catastrophe. Play video content Storyful - Facebook\/City of Waukesha Of course, J.J. is known to give back -- in 2017, Watt was named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year ... which recognizes recipients for their charitable efforts. In 2018, he also offered to cover the funeral costs of the people who died in the Santa Fe High School shooting ... and he raised $37 million in an effort to help rebuild Houston and the Gulf region after they had been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. Watt's efforts come at a time where a community reeling from tragedy is looking for a reason to celebrate something positive. Here's to #99 for providing that reason for them. Cet article est traduit automatiquement. N'h\u00e9sitez pas \u00e0 nous signaler s'il y a des erreurs.