In their 32-0 win over the Houston Texans, the Arizona Cardinals got many solid contributions from many players. Let's look at them and then you can decide who was the player of the game...even though I have a good idea the player you are thinking about.
Here are the nominees:
1. Receiver John Brown
He was targeted 10 times and caught five passes for 87 yards. Three catches went for over 20 yards and he also drew a 38-yard pass interference penalty. He would have had more numbers had Drew Stanton been on target with other throws.
2. Quarterback Logan Thomas
Playing the entire second half, he completed 11 of 12 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown. Aside from a fumbled snap, he looked nothing like a project in his debut. And the touchdown pass was a thing of beauty.
3. Receiver Walt Powell
He hauled in three passes for 74 yards, including the longest play of the game -- a 45-yarder from Drew Stanton.
4. Receiver Jaron Brown
His numbers weren't gaudy with two catches for 15 yards, but he scored one of the three touchdowns the team had.
5. Kicker Chandler Catanzaro
He was 6/6 on kicks, hitting three 33-yard extra points and field goals from 25, 28 and 32 yards. He also hit every single one of his kickoffs deep into the end zone or out of it. I believe the shortest kick was five yards deep.
Make your pick!
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