James Conner’s third TD puts Cardinals up 24-7

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The Cardinals are shorthanded on offense Sunday, but that hasn’t stopped them from getting into the end zone.

Running back James Conner took a short pass from Colt McCoy, who is playing in place of Kyler Murray, and broke loose for a 45-yard touchdown on the third play of the third quarter. The touchdown was Conner’s third of the day and it pushed the Cardinals’ lead to 24-7 after the 49ers closed within 10 points on a late second quarter touchdown.

Conner’s first two scores came on the ground. He has 13 carries for 45 yards and three catches for 66 yards while playing a lead role with Chase Edmonds out with an ankle injury.

McCoy hit wideout Antoine Wesley for 25 yards to kick off the drive. He’s playing because DeAndre Hopkins and A.J. Green are out of the lineup and the Cardinals aren’t missing a beat without their big names.

7 responses to “James Conner’s third TD puts Cardinals up 24-7

  1. Can we please stop talking about how Kyle Shanahan is some genius? He’s a sub 500 career coach who will be remembered most for blowing two Super Bowls bc he can’t get out of his own way.

  2. Conner could get hurt stretching his quads out, in Pitt. He was never available. Maybe the warmth of AZ is the reason?

  3. The Cardinals had this game won early. Where’s the 49ers defense? Where’s the offensive genius? Where’s Chip Kelly? Coach Kyle should call home. Maybe his father can take over?

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