LAS VEGAS — Cops in Las Vegas stated Monday they’re examining that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amidst events of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime triumph over the Raiders.
Murray was high-fiving front-row viewers at Allegiant Arena following Byron Murphy Jr.’s game-ending fumble return on Sunday when a male appeared to connect and smack Murray in the confront with an open hand.
Video revealed Murray appearing shocked, however not hurt, then trying to recognize the supposed opponent in the primarily pleased crowd.
Officer Larry Hadfield, a Las Vegas cops spokesperson, validated that a battery problem was made around 6:30 pm at the arena. The report was not right away readily available.
Hadfield did not call Murray as the reporting individual however validated the accusation was that “a viewer at the arena struck an expert football gamer.”
Hadfield stated a suspect was not right away determined and an examination was continuous.
Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury stated Monday that he had not seen the video of the supposed run-in.
“I was simply outlined it,” he stated. “However I believe that person’s a miscreant, whoever did it, and I hope they jail him, he gets fired and can never ever go to another video game.”
Cardinals spokesperson Mark Dalton referred any concerns about the occurrence to Las Vegas cops. The Raiders stated they understood the occurrence and are complying with Las Vegas cops.
Murray had an exceptional video game, leading the Cardinals (1-1) to 2 goals and 2 2-point conversions in the last 8 minutes, 13 seconds of policy to require overtime.
The triumph was Arizona’s very first because Murray consented to a $230.5 million, five-year agreement extension. He was the No. 1 total choice in the 2019 NFL draft after winning the Heisman Prize at Oklahoma in 2018.
ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss and Paul Gutierrez and The Associated Press added to this report.