Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury seems to be increasing Kyler Murray’s preseason tasks, with fascinating outcomes.
Kingsbury had mentioned earlier than Arizona’s preseason opener that Murray would get the prospect to name some performs throughout the recreation in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals. The coach confirmed after the sport that Murray had gotten his probability within the fourth quarter, however the quarterback didn’t discover a lot success.
“It looked about six,” Kingsbury said in his postgame press conference when requested what number of performs Murray had referred to as. “I think we went three-and-out on both of them, so less than we anticipated.”
Kingsbury made clear, nevertheless, that Murray’s efforts had been truly strong regardless of the dearth of outcomes.
“He called a couple really nice plays that just didn’t work out. Had some guys open,” Kingsbury added. “He does a good job with it. I’ve been impressed.”
Murray’s temporary play-calling stint has been fascinating due to a few of what occurred surrounding the quarterback’s new contract. Murray confronted additional scrutiny over the inclusion of a since-removed study clause, resulting in questions on his work ethic. After that, Kingsbury had talked a bit about letting Murray call plays to exhibit how tough a job it’s.
Obviously, Murray probably received’t be calling performs in any state of affairs as soon as the common season begins. Still, it’s fascinating that Kingsbury actually appears intent on letting him be taught from the expertise.