Markus Golden and the Arizona Cardinals’ protection would be the opponent for Trey Lance’s first NFL begin Sunday at State Farm Stadium. When requested if training in opposition to Kyler Murray every week will assist the Cardinals put together to face Lance, Golden wasn’t prepared to check the 2 younger quarterbacks.
“Nah, he ain’t Kyler Murray,” Golden mentioned, garnering some laughter within the Arizona press convention room. “Kyler Murray different, man. I don’t think there’s too many people that can prepare you for a guy like Kyler, man. He different.”
To be honest, Golden adopted up his snarky remark with reward for Lance, mentioning the 49ers rookie’s arm power.
“The young quarterback over there, he got a lot of skill, big quarterback, he can throw the ball, got a big arm when he throwing deep, and he’s pretty quick and he can get away from the blockers,” Golden mentioned, “so you got to be able to keep an eye on him and know where he like to escape at, and just do your job on that part, too, knowing exactly where the quarterback will try to run when he takes off.”
Murray has been one of many NFL’s most enjoyable gamers since coming into the NFL in 2019, and has Arizona undefeated by means of the primary 4 weeks of this season. The former No. 1 general draft choose is finishing 76.1 p.c of his passes for 1,273 yards and 9 touchdowns with 4 interceptions. Murray additionally has rushed for 109 yards and three scores.
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Lance is not fairly as fast as Murray, however he is considerably greater than the Cardinals QB. Murray stands 5-foot-10 and weighs in at 207 kilos, whereas Lance checks in at 6-4 and 224.
It will not be the simplest matchup for Lance’s first NFL begin, as Golden and the Cardinals’ protection boast the third-most takeaways within the league and have the ninth-ranked scoring protection.
Perhaps Lance can use Golden’s remarks as bulletin-board materials for what can be a crucial recreation for the 2-2 49ers, as they attempt to keep alive within the NFC West race.
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