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    Cardinals QB Kyler Murray has ‘successful’ ACL surgery

    January 4, 2023 GMT

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray said he had “successful” knee surgery to repair an ACL injury that he suffered against the New England Patriots on Dec. 12.

    The 25-year-old Murray posted a picture of himself laying in a hospital bed with the message: “ACL surgery was successful, thank you for all the love and prayers. I appreciate the support and positivity more than I can express, I’ll be back.”

    Murray was injured on the team’s first offensive drive in the 27-13 loss to the Patriots. The two-time Pro Bowl selection was flushed out of the pocket and running to his right when he tried to juke past a Patriots defender, but tumbled to the grass in obvious pain.

    “I texted him yesterday, it went well,” coach Kliff Kingsbury said. “So now, he starts rehabbing. I know he’s excited to get it done and start moving forward.”

    Kingsbury said there’s a chance Murray won’t be ready for Week 1 next season.


    “We know that’s coming, that’s a discussion that has to be had,” Kingsbury said.

    The Cardinals (4-12) have played three other quarterbacks since Murray’s injury, including Colt McCoy, Trace McSorley and David Blough. Kingsbury said Blough will start the regular-season finale against the 49ers on Sunday.

    Kingsbury said McCoy has been shut down for the season after battling concussion symptoms the past few weeks.


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