NBC Takes Heat for Cutting C.J. Stroud’s Comment Thanking Jesus for Win

NBC is being torn to shreds for removing a one-second segment of an interview in which Houston Texans quarterback CJ Stroud thanked Jesus for his success after Saturday's win over the Cleveland Browns.

When NBC's Kathryn Tappen spoke to Stroud on the field shortly after the 45-14 wild-card win on Jan. 13, the rookie QB began making his usual comments. I praise my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. ”

“I mean, I've only been in this city for a short time, but the love I've received has been amazing. I've really just been here for Houston,” Stroud continued. “People back home, I'm blessed enough to be in the position I'm in and to be playing at a high level right now. I've got to keep going, but I'm so blessed.”

The first interview was broadcast live and was also viewed by fans who watched the game.

However, the video clip became a bit shorter when the interview was added to social media. Suddenly, a one-second segment thanking Jesus was removed from the interview.

X user NFLTrenchBattle posted two clips side by side and wrote, “NBC Sports is going viral after editing QB CJ Stroud's interview and intentionally cutting out his words of gratitude to Jesus Christ.” Ta.

Others chimed in.

“First they took Al Michaels off the playoff roster, now thank Jesus they took a rookie quarterback off,” FOX News contributor Joe Concha said on his X account. “Take a bow, NBC. I hope you're having a great week.”

It's not surprising to see Stroud express his beliefs. He's done that many times. In fact, that's more or less what's expected of him at this point.

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