Kyler Murray: Nowhere near last year and we won’t allow it to be

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The Cardinals were 5-2 thorough seven games last season, but their playoff hopes went up in smoke with a 3-6 close to the season.

Arizona won their first seven games this year and improved their record to 10-2 before losing to the Rams on Monday night in Week 14. A loss to a strong divisional rival can be shaken off easier than what happened this Sunday.

The Lions won 30-12 to move to 2-11-1 on the season and the nature of the loss will be concerning about how the Cardinals are winding down the regular season. Quarterback Kyler Murray was asked if that concerning is growing inside the team’s locker room.

“Not at all,” Murray said, via Darren Urban of the team’s website. “Not at all. We’re still 10-4, still in first place. This is nowhere near where we were last year, and we’re not going to allow it to be.”

Murray was 23-of-41 for 257 yards, a touchdown, and an interception before giving way to Colt McCoy late in the loss. The Cardinals will need a cleaner performance against the Colts in Week 16 or first place may be a thing of the past in Arizona.

17 responses to “Kyler Murray: Nowhere near last year and we won’t allow it to be

  1. I don’t think it’s the same as last year but damn, aren’t you suppose to beat the Lions? Instead you get blown out by the worst team in the league. On top of it all you go for two when there’s not point and your Franchise QB takes an unnecessary hit. Coaching threw up on themselves today too.

  2. Cards play great in the beginning of the season but just haven’t learned how to be a closer in the 2nd half of season.

  3. Thos loss does nothing to dampen the feeling that the Cards are not as good as their record. Need to beat some good teams to finish out to answer those doubts.

  4. Not a cards fan, but a loss to the lions is pathetic. Especially when you’re fighting for home-field advantage. Inexcusable.

  5. This had trap game written all over it. Big loss to a div rival, short week, fly east, basically lose Hopkins for the year..I should have bet my house on the cards losing this one. The lions have had some damn close games and are not as bad as their record imo. Lions showed some heart this week. Onto the Colts.

  6. Give the Lions credit . New players , new coaches , decimated by injuries and this Lions team continues to fight. Looks like the Lions are in the right trajectory.

  7. Horrible loss to the sorry Lions but they keep playing hard and not quitting. The CArds are going nowhere in the playoffs. One and done no matter who they play.

  8. Kyler was asked if concern is growing in the locker room and he said “not at all”……. his response is concerning especially when the worst team in the NFL just opened up a can of whoop ass all over them.

  9. Does anyone see this team beating the Colts or Cowboys their next 2 games…?

  10. On any given sunday (unless you’re playing one of the ref favored teams). The Lions have been close a few times this year. That fact that they DOMINATED is what is the real shocker. Let’s see if this wakes the Cards up or sends them into a tailspin….

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