Williams Defends Himself, Sends Prayers to Stroud
Houston Texans quarterback CJ Stroud was ruled out and placed in concussion protocol after taking a hit in the team’s 30-6 loss. The hit, delivered by an opposing player, forced Stroud to leave the field with 6:30 left to play and he did not return.
Teammate Williams took to his social media account to address the incident and defend himself against any accusations of playing dirty. He expressed his concern for Stroud’s well-being, stating, “I pray CJ is ok, everyone knows I’m not a dirty player or trying to hurt a great, Elite QB like him or any player in the league. I play hard and I play fair. Again, I pray CJ is ok and wish him nothing but the best.”
Williams, who recorded two tackles in the game, also notched his third sack of the season during the match. This was his first sack since a game back in November.
Jets Defense Dominates, Limits Stroud’s Performance
The New York Jets’ defense capitalized on the inclement weather conditions in East Rutherford, New Jersey, to give Stroud a difficult time on the field. The Rookie of the Year frontrunner was held to just 91 passing yards by the Jets’ defense.
Stroud’s early exit from the game served as a punctuation mark on a challenging day for the Texans, who dropped to 7-6 with the loss. The Jets, on the other hand, improved their record to 5-8.
Stroud’s Status in Question for Week 15 Matchup
As Stroud remains in concussion protocol, the Houston Texans are hopeful that he will progress through all the necessary phases and be available for their Week 15 matchup against [opponent]. His status will be closely monitored throughout the week.