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Kyler Murray one of the best deep passers in the NFL

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

With the offseason rankings coming out, where the Arizona Cardinals fall in different categories of different aspects of the game.

One such category is deep passing.

Kyler Murray is the third best deep passer in the NFL according to’s Adam Rank.

He explains the information below in the article, make sure to check it out.


Deep attempts: 23-of-58, 874 yards, 8:0 TD-to-INT ratio, 126.8 passer rating

Comp: 39.7%

xComp: 28.4%

CPOE: +11.2%

The former first overall pick was excellent in 2020 when it came to targeting receivers downfield and continued what he started in 2019, finishing 2020 as one of only four quarterbacks with a CPOE of +6 percent or better in each of the last two seasons (the others: Deshaun Watson, Kirk Cousins and Russell Wilson). He was especially effective throwing downfield off play-action, posting a passer rating of 154.9 and 436 passing yards on deep targets out of run fakes in 2020, the highest marks in the NFL. The threat of the run will always give opposing defenders pause when reacting to whatever coach Kliff Kingsbury has drawn up for Arizona, but Murray is far from just a runner. His stellar marks proved he’s plenty dangerous when letting it rip downfield.

Now, adding in players like Rondale Moore and A.J. Green could give the Cardinals an even better deep passing game.

What do you think?