NBC Cuts Mention Of Jesus Christ From Texans QB CJ Stroud Interview

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That’s some suspicious editing…

Houston Texans quarterback CJ Stroud has had one of the most impressive rookie seasons in recent memory, leading his team to a win over the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the playoffs to move on to face the Baltimore Ravens this weekend.

And after the game, Stroud gave an impressive interview where he first and foremost thanked Jesus Christ for the opportunity.

“First and foremost, I just want to give all glory and praise to my Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.”

But when NBC Sports reposted the interview to their social media, one line was conspicuously missing. I bet you can guess which one:

And fans were quick to call them out:

If their intentions were in fact what everybody seems to think they were, it’s a strange move that seemed to have backfired on them, drawing more attention to Stroud’s words than they would have if NBC had just posted the entire clip.

NBC has yet to give any explanation for the editing, but if they do (which I doubt) I’m sure it will just be something like, “There was no intent, it was just editing the clip down for social media, blah blah blah.”

But it seems like that decision, whether inadvertent or not, may have backfired…

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