The Texans have began the season with an -two record, but there is optimism that they will start off winning games with rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud. In his very first two begins, Stroud has currently completed 58 passes, which is the second most in NFL history for a quarterback in his very first two begins. This surpasses notable quarterbacks like Justin Herbert and Mike White. Only Joe Burrow, the Bengals quarterback, has far more completions with 60.
Furthermore, Stroud has accumulated 626 passing yards in his very first two games, putting him fifth amongst all players in NFL history for passing yards in their very first two games. The only players with far more passing yards in their very first two games have been Cam Newton, Kyler Murray, Justin Herbert, and Todd Marinovich. It is worth noting that 3 out of the 4 players pointed out went on to have thriving careers.
Regardless of these impressive statistics from Stroud, the Texans nevertheless have a lot of function ahead of them to regain the achievement they enjoyed with Deshaun Watson. Having said that, Stroud’s functionality so far provides hope that he can contribute to moving the group in the appropriate path.
The accurate test for Stroud will come right after playing 4 or 5 games, as defenses will have adequate game footage to analyze his strengths and try to neutralize them. This will be an chance for Stroud to overcome the challenges that enhanced game arranging could present and continue to excel on the field.