SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Arizona Cardinals went deep into the playbook on the second play from scrimmage on Sunday towards the San Francisco 49ers.
On second-and-7 on their first drive from their very own 23-yard line, Cardinals quarterback David Blough – Arizona’s fourth beginning quarterback of the season – took the snap within the shotgun and tossed to extensive receiver Pharoh Cooper, who was lined up behind Blough and broke to the correct. Cooper ran a couple of steps after which turned and threw again to Blough.
Blough stepped up across the 12-yard-line and launched a deep ball as he received hit.
A.J. Green went up and took the ball away from 49ers defensive again Deommodore Lenoir in a contested play at across the 38-yard line after which Green rumbled his method right into a landing to finish the 77-yard rating.
Cardinals kicker Matt Prater missed the additional level to offer Arizona a 7-6 lead.
It was Green’s second landing of the season and his longest landing since one other 77-yard rating in 2017 in what might find yourself being his final NFL sport.
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) January 8, 2023