LAS VEGAS – – Police in Las Vegas said Monday they’re researching claims that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray in the midst of festivities of Arizona’s 29-23 extra time triumph over the Thieves.
Murray was high-fiving first column observers at Allegiant Arena following Byron Murphy Jr’s. game-finishing bumble return on Sunday when a man seemed to connect and smack Murray in the face with an open hand.
Video showed Murray seeming paralyzed, yet not harmed, then endeavoring to distinguish the supposed aggressor in the for the most part blissful group.
Official Larry Hadfield, a Las Vegas police representative, affirmed that a battery grumbling was made around 6:30 p.m. at the arena. The report was not promptly accessible.
Hadfield didn’t name Murray as the detailing individual yet affirmed the charge was that “an observer at the arena struck an expert football player.”
Hadfield said a suspect was not promptly recognized and an examination was progressing.
Cardinals representative Imprint Dalton declined to remark Monday.
Murray had an exceptional game, driving the Cardinals (1-1) to two scores and two 2-direct transformations in the last 8:13 of guideline toward force extra time.
The triumph was Arizona’s first since Murray consented to a $230.5 million, five-year contract expansion. He was the No. 1 in general pick in the 2019 draft in the wake of winning the Heisman Prize at Oklahoma in 2018.