Kyler Murray, Cardinals Narrowly Defeated the Bills in a Thrilling 32-30 Win

The Arizona Cardinals narrowly defeated the Buffalo Bills in a thrilling 32-30 win, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in State Farm Stadium in Arizona. They deployed a rushing game that produced 217 yards, two rushing touchdowns, to support a Kyler Murray performance of 245 yards and one touchdown — a Hail Mary to DeAndre Hopkins in the waning seconds of the game.

Murray ended the game with 245 yards passing, to go along with one touchdown, one interception, and completing 22 of 32 passes. This performance led to a 88.70 passer rating for Murray.

Kenyan Drake and Chase Edmonds led the rushing game for the Cardinals. Drake rushed for 100 yards from carrying the football 16 times. Drake was helped by Edmonds who carried the football eight times for a total of 56 yards. In the passing game, Murray was most successful throwing the ball to Christian Kirk and DeAndre Hopkins. Kirk caught four passes for a total of 27 yards, while Hopkins contributed with 127 yards from seven passes.

The Cardinals’ defense contributed to the win with zero sacks, zero forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, and scored no defensive touchdowns.

For the losing team, Josh Allen finished the game completing 32 of 49 passes to lead the way for the Bills. This performance by Allen led to a QB rating of 77.20, and game stats of 284 yards, two interceptions and two touchdowns.

The Bills’ rushing game was led by Devin Singletary and Zack Moss. For the game, Singletary carried the ball four times, rushed for 15 yards, and no touchdowns. Moss supplemented and carried the ball a total of seven times for a total of 20 yards. Meanwhile Cole Beasley and Stefon Diggs were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Bills. Beasley caught 11 passes from Allen for a total of 109 yards, while Diggs contributed with 93 yards from 10 passes.

Although their team lost the game, the Bills defense ended the game with three sacks, and four tackles for loss, to go along with one forced fumble.

After this game, the Cardinals improved to a record of 6-3, while the Bills dropped to 7-3.