Cardinals' Kyler Murray building early season MVP case after historic first 2 speletjies

In Week 1, Murray had 289 verbygaande erwe, four touchdown passes and an interception in a 38-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans. He added a touchdown on the ground as well. In Week 2, hy het 400 verbygaande erwe, three touchdown passes and two interceptions and also added a rushing touchdown. Arizona held on for the win over the Minnesota Vikings, 34-33.

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Murray’s first two games of the 2021 season are already one of the greatest starts in NFL history. He is the first player with at least three touchdown passes and one rushing touchdown in the first two games of the NFL season, according to NFL research.

He also has 12 career games with both a passing and rushing touchdown, which is now fourth in NFL history for a quarterback in his first three seasons in the NFL. Enigste Cam Newton (20), Josh Allen (16) en Dak Prescott (13) have more in the same span.

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The Cardinals are 2-0 to start the season, but the win over the Vikings wasn’t pretty. It came down to a missed Greg Joseph kick that determined the game.

Murray acknowledged how ugly the win was.

I tell you all the time, it comes down to shooting ourselves in the foot and stopping ourselves,” hy het gesê, via the team’s website. “When we score, it feels easy, it feels fun. When we turn the ball over, negative plays, it’s like ‘Damn,’ sfeels ugly. Dit is wat dit is, we have to continue to get better and continue practicing.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates his touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game, Sondag, Sept.. 19, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates his touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game, Sondag, Sept.. 19, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Murray and Arizona play the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road in Week 3.

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