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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella pulls in a touchdown pass as Detroit Lions cornerback Darryl Roberts (29) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Cardinals playing aggressive, now must play better

Sep. 29, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals second-year quarterback Kyler Murray isn't playing scared on the field. For coach Kliff Kingsbury, that's cause for celebration and a reason to reach for the Rolaids all at the same time. “He’s definitely pushing the envelope,” Kingsbury said...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) walks off the field after throwing an interception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

User error: Murray's INTs hurt in Cardinals' first loss

Sep. 27, 2020 10:01 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's magic legs returned on Sunday with another highlight-reel touchdown run. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, his inconsistent arm made an appearance, too. Murray made a lot of big plays for the Cardinals for a third straight week, finishing with 270 yards passing, two...

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5) celebrates after kicking the game winning field goal with teammate Tyrell Crosby (65) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. The Lions won 26-23. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Lions snap 11-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 26-23

Sep. 27, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But Matthew Stafford has seen a lot during his...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) is pulled down by Washington Football Team inside linebacker Jon Bostic (53) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Murray maturing fast as rolling Cardinals host winless Lions

Sep. 24, 2020 4:24 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has an intriguing personality, mixing introverted tendencies with supreme confidence that has helped Arizona push to a 2-0 start for the first time in five years. Teammates love that the soft-spoken Murray works hard and is humble. They also love...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella, right, celebrates a first down with teammate Dan Arnold during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Entertaining Cardinals winning games, strive to improve

Sep. 21, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2015 and just the sixth time in the past 30 years. The offense is fun to watch, the defense is vastly improved and the special teams have made game-changing plays. And they're not even playing...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs for a touchdown as Washington Football Team free safety Troy Apke (30) misses the tackle during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Murray runs for 2 TDs, Cardinals roll past Washington 30-15

Sep. 20, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's slippery, spectacular touchdown runs for the up-and-coming Cardinals are becoming a common occurrence. So are the Arizona wins. Murray's dual-threat skills were on full display Sunday during the Cardinals' dominant 30-15 victory over Washington. The second-year...

Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas (82) celebrates his touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles with teammate quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Week 1 darlings Washington, Arizona meet in intriguing game

Sep. 17, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona and Washington both enter Sunday's game at State Farm Stadium with something that's been quite elusive over the past few seasons: Momentum. The Cardinals had an impressive 24-20 Week 1 win over the San Francisco 49ers, who played in the Super Bowl last season. Washington...

Cardinals, Washington meet after big Week 1 victories

Sep. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-0) at ARIZONA (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 0-1, Washington 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Washington leads 76-46-. LAST MEETING - Washington beat Cardinals, 24-6 on Sept. 9, 2018 at Arizona LAST WEEK - Washington beat Eagles 27-17; Cardinals beat...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) celebrates during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

In hard-fought win, Cardinals show young core is learning

Sep. 14, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals earned a hard-fought, road win on Sunday over a veteran team, using clutch plays throughout the second half and stepping up in the biggest moments against a division rival. In other words, the exact kind of game Arizona would have lost last season. But with...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) catches a pass against San Francisco 49ers cornerback Emmanuel Moseley (41) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

Hopkins helps Cardinals rally past 49ers 24-20

Sep. 14, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray used the new toy Arizona got him this offseason to get his second season off to a rousing start. Murray connected on 14 passes to newcomer DeAndre Hopkins, including the throw that set up Kenyan Drake's go-ahead 1-yard score with 5:03 to play that led the Cardinals...