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CJ Stroud Becomes the King of Pre-game Routines With His Atypical Rituals

Published 11/19/2023, 2:42 PM EST

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CJ Stroud is proving himself on the big stage with his back-to-back amazing performances that may as well be a result of his unique pregame rituals. He has surely been the find of this season for the Texans in the ongoing NFL season. The Houston Texans have made some very interesting changes to their roster by signing in some new finds like Stroud and Tank Dell.

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Tank Dell is on his way to breaking some long-standing records, but the 22-year-old quarterback CJ Stroud is the one who has taken the Texans to five victories, and the team is sitting comfortably at the second spot in the AFC South. Although there is no doubt about his exceptional capabilities, the young QB managed to catch the attention of fans because of his pregame routine.

CJ Stroud joins the stereotype!


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It’s not new for players in the NFL to follow some straight-up absurd rituals that make them perform better while having their mental peace. Be it Patrick Mahomes’ one-arm sleeve jinx or Tom Brady’s pre-game mantra recitation, everyone has their own routine to follow. Now the youngest QB in the league has joined in on the fun that revolves around following your own pregame routines and keeping them intact!

‘NFLonCBS’ posted a video on the social media platform X. In the clip, Stroud can be seen doing some out-of-the-box exercises that include moving his whole body. It further helps him in utilizing his full potential, as he believes in working up every part of his body from toe to head before a big game. Will these rituals help him fight the battle against the Cardinals?


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Stroud dives straight into the fierce battle!

The Texans faced the Cardinals at the NRG Stadium today and Stroud secured two game-winning TDs, Dell and Singletary also kept the scoreboard ticking with their respective TDs. Although it was the Cardinals who opened the account with a touchdown and turned the scoreboard at first, you can’t keep Stroud out of the game for long. That’s for sure.


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By the end of the game the Texans successfully registered their sixth win and are rightly securing their chances to head into a playoff spot. With just three months to go till the deciding battle takes place. The Texans have surely shown the Country that if you invest in young talent, it will always reap benefits in the long run. Nonetheless, Stroud’s pre-game rituals have proved their worth once again!

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