NFL Player of the Month: CJ Stroud Shines as AFC Offensive Player of the Month

The guy who was picked second in the draft never ceases to positively surprise

by Sededin Dedovic
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NFL Player of the Month: CJ Stroud Shines as AFC Offensive Player of the Month
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The National Football League (NFL) has announced its Player of the Month awards for November, and Houston Texans rookie running back CJ Stroud took center stage as the AFC Offensive Player of the Month. Stroud's impressive performances throughout the month, including setting the record for most consecutive games with 300-plus passing yards (four), propelled him to the top of the league's rising stars.

Stroud's impact on the Texans' success is undeniable. The team went an impressive 3-1 in November, putting them in a strong position to contend for the playoffs. Stroud's contributions have been key in this resurgence, and his recognition as the AFC Offensive Player of the Month is a well-deserved testament to his fine play.

In addition to Stroud's accolades, other notable Player of the Month awards include: AFC Defensive Player of the Month: Offensive linemen Khalil Mack
Despite the Chargers' challenging month with just one win, Mack's individual brilliance shone through.

He recorded 23 tackles, six sacks, five tackles for loss and two forced fumbles, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to defensive excellence. AFC Special Teams Player of the Month: Denver Broncos kicker Will Lac
Lac's consistent accuracy and reliability played a key role in the Broncos' victories.

He converted all 11 of his field goal attempts and missed just one extra point during November. NFC Offensive Player of the Month: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott
Prescott's outstanding performance in November led the Cowboys to three straight wins, putting them in first place to secure a playoff spot.

He threw for 1,298 yards, 13 touchdowns and completed 68.5% of his passes, demonstrating his poise and accuracy as the leader of the offense. NFC Defensive Player of the Month: Dallas Cowboys cornerback Daron Bland
Bland's defensive ability was key to the Cowboys' success.

He recorded two interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns, showing his ability to make a game-changing play. NFC Special Teams Player of the Month: Chicago Bears kicker Kairo Santos
Santos' exceptional accuracy and consistency were crucial in the Bears' victory against the Minnesota Vikings.

He converted 12 of his 14 field goal attempts, highlighting his importance as a reliable special teams player. The NFL Player of the Month Awards recognize the outstanding contributions of individual players who have made a significant impact on the success of their teams. CJ Stroud's outstanding performance in November cemented his status as one of the league's most promising young stars.

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