Temper tantrums occurred on the sidelines of Thursday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints, but it now appears that head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals and quarterback Kyler Murray are on good terms.
In order to provide context, the following clip from Thursday Night Football shows Murray telling Kingsbury to “slow the f— down” from the sidelines late in the second quarter:
Kyler Murray going after Kliff Kingsbury pic.twitter.com/wcExWxGHbR
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Kingsbury told Josh Weinfuss of ESPN that he has not yet watched the incident’s footage and that he immediately went to bed after the game before returning to the Cardinals’ facilities the following day for a team meeting. High emotions are “simply part of the game,” Kingsbury continued, adding that “it was an intense game, fantastic environment in there.”
With a final score of 42-34, the Cardinals defeated the Saints to claim the victory. Murray finished the contest with 204 throwing yards and one touchdown in addition to another 30 rushing yards.
With the team now having an improved record of 3-4 in the competitive NFC West division following the victory, Cardinals fans worldwide will breathe a sigh of relief. The Cardinals and Kyler Murray’s relationship had become tense during the offseason’s contract negotiations with the franchise quarterback; nevertheless, the issue was eventually resolved through the signing of a long-term contract.
The Cardinals’ following game is against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 8.
Kliff Kingsbury, the head coach of the Cardinals, dismissed a dispute with Kyler Murray following the team’s victory over the Saints, according to ClutchPoints.