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Comparing Josh Dobbs’ 1st 6 games with Cardinals to Kyler Murray’s

Results of the ROTB Poll as to which QB was more productive in his first 6 games are in

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Here are the results thus far from yesterday’s ROTB poll:

After Josh Dobbs and Kyler Murray’s first 6 games with the Cardinals this season, in terms of statistics and QB ratings, who has been more productive?

  • Josh Dobbs —- 29% (31 votes)

  • Kyler Murray —- 27% (29 votes)

  • It’s been about even —- 43% (46 votes)

106 votes total

Passing Stats (1st 6 games):

  • Josh Dobbs —- 1,215 yards, 62.8%, 6 TDs, 3 int.,
  • Kyler Murray —- 1,305 yards, 62.3%, 6 TDs, 4 int.

Rushing Stats:

  • Josh Dobbs —- 189 yards, 5.6 ypc, 1 TD
  • Kyler Murray —- 182 yards, 5.5 ypc, 3 TDs

QBR:

  • Josh Dobbs —- 47.6
  • Kyler Murray —- 39.7

RTG:

  • Josh Dobbs —- 86.2
  • Kyler Murray —- 81.9

Record:

  • Josh Dobbs —- 1-5
  • Kyler Murray —- 2-4

Common Opponents

QB Rating vs. Rams:

  • Josh Dobbs —- 58.5 —- at LA
  • Kyler Murray —- 83.2 —- Home

QB Rating vs. 49ers

  • Josh Dobbs —- 102.2 —- at SF
  • Kyler Murray —- 67.4 —- Home

Strength of Schedule: (per current records of teams they faced)

  • Josh Dobbs —- .567
  • Kyler Murray —-.567

Conclusion:

  • The numbers suggest that Josh Dobbs’ and Kyler Murray’s production through their first 6 games has been quite remarkably about the same. Perhaps a slight statistical edge goes to Josh Dobbs because of his higher QB ratings. However, Kyler Murray had 1 more win, which one could argue is the most important stat. Kudos to the ROTB voters —- you guys pretty much nailed it.

ROTB Polls:

  1. How concerned are you about Drew Petzing’s “Stefanski-style” of offense?

Poll

How concerned are you about Drew Petzing’s "Stefanski-style" of offense?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Very concerned
    (92 votes)
  • 25%
    Moderately concerned
    (114 votes)
  • 40%
    Neutral at this point
    (183 votes)
  • 12%
    Not concerned at all
    (56 votes)
  • 0%
    Other
    (3 votes)
448 votes total Vote Now

2. Is this offense a great fit for Kyler Murray?

Poll

Is this offense a great fit for Kyler Murray?

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    Yes
    (32 votes)
  • 56%
    Too soon to tell
    (249 votes)
  • 34%
    No
    (154 votes)
  • 1%
    Other
    (6 votes)
441 votes total Vote Now

Yearly RTGs for Kyler Murray

2019: —- 87.4

2020: —- 94.3

2021: —- 100.6

2022: —- 87.2

2023: —- 81.9

Poll

How concerned are you that through 6 games this is the lowest RTG of Kyler Murray’s career?

This poll is closed

  • 28%
    Very
    (115 votes)
  • 30%
    Moderately
    (120 votes)
  • 11%
    Neutral
    (46 votes)
  • 15%
    Not very
    (63 votes)
  • 13%
    Confident he will turn it around
    (54 votes)
  • 0%
    Other
    (2 votes)
400 votes total Vote Now

In your opinion, if the Cardinals are fully committed to OC Drew Petzing and his “Stefanski-style” offense for years to come, which of these QBs do you feel is the best fit?

Poll

In your opinion, if the Cardinals are fully committed to OC Drew Petzing and his "Stefanski-style" offense for years to come, which of these QBs do you feel is the best fit

This poll is closed

  • 24%
    Kyler Murray
    (93 votes)
  • 2%
    Clayton Tune
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Josh Dobbs
    (2 votes)
  • 5%
    Caleb Williams
    (21 votes)
  • 29%
    Drake Maye
    (112 votes)
  • 5%
    Jayden Daniels
    (22 votes)
  • 4%
    Michael Penix
    (17 votes)
  • 2%
    J.J. McCarthy
    (9 votes)
  • 6%
    Bo Nix
    (26 votes)
  • 2%
    Gardner Minshew
    (10 votes)
  • 1%
    Jacoby Brissett
    (5 votes)
  • 5%
    Kirk Cousins
    (20 votes)
  • 2%
    Baker Mayfield
    (11 votes)
  • 0%
    Ryan Tannehill
    (2 votes)
  • 1%
    Joe Flacco
    (4 votes)
  • 3%
    Other
    (12 votes)
374 votes total Vote Now

Curious to know how you voted and why. Let’s discuss.