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Jonathan Gannon gets big win in return, as Arizona Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles

The Arizona Cardinals have won four games this season after their big upset over the Philadelphia Eagles

Arizona Cardinals v Philadelphia Eagles Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

What a win.

The Arizona Cardinals move to 4-12 on the season and the combination of Jonathan Gannon and Kyler Murray are 3-4 on the season.

This was super sweet, as even during the week we saw the Philadelphia Eagles fans and media continually lament Gannon’s time as the defensive coordinator in Philly. He was to blame for all their short-comings and they were lucky to get to move on from him.

Maybe, just maybe it was more the Eagles than Gannon?

Where Gannon ends up as a head coach who knows, but the way Eagles fans have vilified him was not only wrong, but unfair.

Now, he gets to bring Kyler Murray into Philadelphia and walk out with a win.

Murray was magical in this one, finishing with 232 passing yards three passing touchdowns and one interception. Meanwhile, James Conner would have been in the conversation for a Pro Bowl if not for his missed time this year, as he was dominant: 26 carries, 128 yards and a rushing and receiving touchdown.

The Cardinals running game is turning into a problem for opposing defenses and giving a bad Cardinals defense as much help as possible.

Michael Wilson had an early mistake that resulted in a Cardinals pick-six, but he more than made up for it with four catches for 35 yards, a touchdown and a clutch two-point conversion play.

Meanwhile, Greg Dortch has basically become the Cardinals wide receiver one.

Michael Carter was great, finishing with seven carries for 61 yards and one catch for six yards and a touchdown.

The Cardinals ran for 221 yards, they had 228 passing yards, they outgained the Eagles 449 yards to 275 and much of that was a result of a nearly 40 to 20 time of possession.

Great work by Drew Petzing, Kyler Murray, James Conner and the Cardinals offense today.