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Kyler Murray Made A Brutal Rookie Mistake Late In Today's Game

Kyler Murray throws a pass in his NFL debut.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - SEPTEMBER 08: Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals throws a pass against the Detroit Lions during the first half of the NFL football game at State Farm Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals quarterback is still a rookie capable of making your garden variety rookie mistakes. But he made one error late in today's game against the New York Giants that could have cost him dearly.

Late in the fourth quarter, with Arizona leading 27-21, the Cardinals were driving down the field. On third down before the two minute warning, Murray made the head-scratching decision to run out of bounds, bringing up fourth down.

Arizona punted on the next play, giving the Giants the ball with the two-minute warning to give them some extra time.

Even commentator Greg Olsen couldn't help but yell in disbelief at how awful the play was.

Fortunately for Murray, the mistake ultimately didn't cost Arizona the game. The Giants turned it over on downs on the ensuing drive, allowing the Cardinals to kneel down for a 27-21 win.

Murray didn't need to do much in the game besides move the chains and avoid mistakes, which he did unlike his rookie counterpart Daniel Jones. He finished the game completing 67-percent of his passes for 104 yards and no turnovers.

With the win, Arizona moved to 3-3-1 on the season.

It was a rough mistake to be sure, but probably one that the media won't peel apart too much thanks to the outcome.