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HOUSTON TEXANS’ C.J. Stroud has another record setting performance!

Rookie QB puts another game ball in the NFL Hall of Fame.

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Houston Texans Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

While last weekend’s loss to Bryce Young and the Carolina Panthers was disappointing, C.J. Stroud and the Houston Texans bounced back yesterday against Baker Mayfield and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

And, by “bounce back” I mean Stroud made a statement game that’s landed him the NFL record books - again. Oh, and add in “come from behind” and “last drive heroics”.

And, just to set it straight, Stroud did this behind a patchwork offensive line, with a run game that offensive coordinator Bobby Slowik has yet to get in gear, with a backup kicker, against a Buccaneer defense that blitzes more often than all but two other teams.

Stroud didn’t do it all by himself, though. Wide receiver Noah Brown caught six passes for 153 yards and a touchdown. And fellow wideout Tank Dell helped Brown into the end zone.

Tight end Dalton Schultz caught 10 passes for 130 yards and a touchdown.

Dell himself grabbed six passes for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Nico Collins caught three balls for 54 yards and a touchdown.

Oh, and running back Dare Ogunbowale KICKED a 50-yarder for three points, plus one point-after-touchdown.

But, none of that would have been possible without the second overall draft pick.

While the 2023 Houston Texans aren’t likely to win the Super Bowl, Stroud is certainly showing that this young team has a TON of promise for better seasons ahead.

Nick Caserio and DeMeco Ryans have done a great job of assembling a fantastic young core to this squad and with Stroud leading the way, it’s a fantastic time to be a Texans fan.

Enjoy it! And make sure to tell the world.