Cardinals to Play Fourth Straight Game With Different Starting QB After David Blough Decision
TheCardinalsAfter Colt McCoy started experiencing more concussion symptoms in Week 17, a starting quarterback will need to be looked at further down the depth charts. Kliff Kingsbury stated Friday. Fourth-year signal-caller as a resultDavid BloughSunday’s match against the Falcons will be the start.
Kingsbury’s latest update is after McCoy, who missed last Sunday’s match against the Buccaneers, had been trending in a positive direction this week. After clearing the league’s concussion protocol on Thursday, McCoy experienced additional symptoms.
Last week, Trace McSorley took over for McCoy, who was injured and had just taken over from Kyle Murray, the franchise quarterback. Tore his ACL In Week 14, the Cardinals faced the Patriots. Since then, the Cardinals have used a different quarterback each week, including this Sunday with Blough.
Blough, a 2019 undrafted free agent from Purdue, has played with several NFL teams in his time in the league. His longest time with one team was with the Lions from 2019 through ’21, with brief stints with both the Browns and Vikings.
Blough started five games for Detroit as a rookie in the ’19 season. He completed 54 percent of his passes for 984 yard, four touchdowns, and six interceptions. In those five starts, he went 0-5.
Blough hopes to win his first NFL game at the start on Sunday when the Cardinals face the Falcons at noon. ET.
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