Kyler Murray scores rushing touchdown in fifth consecutive game

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A week after Kyler Murray rushed for 106 yards, the Bills have done a commendable job of keeping the Cardinals quarterback from breaking loose. But they couldn’t keep him out of the end zone.

Murray scored on a 1-yard run with 5:44 remaining in the third quarter. It was Arizona’s first touchdown of the day, and Zane Gonzalez since has added a fourth field goal to pull the Cardinals to within 23-19 of the Bills.

For Murray, it marked the fifth consecutive game he has scored a rushing touchdown. He’s the first NFL quarterback to accomplish that since Green Bay’s Tobin Rote had six consecutive games with a rushing touchdown in 1956.

Bears quarterback Johnny Lujack also had six consecutive games with a rushing touchdown in 1950.

Carolina is the only team that has kept Murray out of the end zone as a runner. He has nine rushing touchdowns this season.

Murray has completed 18 of 25 passes for 170 yards. He has run for 24 yards on eight carries.

UPDATE 6:31 P.M.: Murray scored on a 15-yard run with eight seconds remaining in the third quarter to give the Cardinals a 26-23 lead.

4 responses to “Kyler Murray scores rushing touchdown in fifth consecutive game

  1. And he just scored his 2nd rushing TD of that game giving him 10 rushing TDs on the season, 26 total through his first 9 games. That’s insane in just his 2nd season and he still has yet to peak and probably wont peak atleast another 2yrs as he gets more n more comfortable reading NFL Defenses and all the different looks they throw at u.

  2. Everyone on this site hated on Murray to the point of desperation and consistently downvoted people who watched him play in college who called you all out. I cannot explain how hilarious this is.

  3. Keep in mind that what Kyler is doing with his rushing and TD’s has never been done before in NFL history! Ever! While he may not has best passing statistics, his combined production is what MVP’s are made of….

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