ATLANTA — Houston Texans quarterback CJ Stroud Another record has been set.
During the third quarter of Sunday’s 21-19 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, No. 2 overall pick set the record for most pass attempts without an interception to start a career, breaking the Dallas Cowboys quarterback’s Duck PrescottIts mark from 2016 is (176).
The Texans led 9-7 in the third quarter when Stroud snapped the previous record when he threw the ball out of the pocket without an interception for his 177th career attempt.
Later in the game, with the Texans trailing, he threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to the tight end. Dalton Schultz 1:49 left to give the Texans a 19-18 lead. The Falcons, however, went on to win a game Yongho Koo Field goal with 2 seconds left.
Stroud finished the game 20-for-35 for 249 yards and a touchdown and has now thrown 186 pass attempts without a touchdown.
Stroud’s record isn’t the first historic feat for the former Ohio State standout.
After the Texans’ 37–17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3, when Stroud threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns, he became the first quarterback in NFL history to have at least 900 passing yards, four passing touchdowns and zero interceptions. First three career starts, according to ESPN Stats & Data.