Tremendous CJ Stroud Eclipses NFL Giants to Jet Off His Promising Career in Flawless Fashion

Published 10/08/2023, 4:39 PM EDT

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On Sunday in Week 5, the Houston Texans faced the Atlanta Falcons. However, this match will be remembered for the Texans’ quarterback, CJ Stroud, as he set an NFL record by starting his career with 177 pass attempts without an interception.

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He broke the 2016 record of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who had 176 pass attempts without an interception.

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One of the most successful quarterbacks of this season

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The Texans have won just two out of their first four games, but Stroud’s performance is generating buzz in the NFL world. During the third quarter of the game, Stroud set a record for the most pass attempts without an interception at the start of a career. Stroud has had one of the best starts compared to other quarterbacks. This season, he is one of three starting quarterbacks who have not thrown an interception in their first four starts.

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His ability to avoid throwing interceptions was his X factor at Ohio State, and that ability has served him well as the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback. With this record, he has joined the elite club that includes players like Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, and Aaron Rodgers. This season, he has thrown for 1,212 yards. In NFL history, Cam Newton is the only quarterback who has thrown for more yards through four games than CJ Stroud.

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