TEMPE, Ariz. — Kyler Murray Face scratches that happen in Vegas appear content to keep them in Vegas.
Las Vegas police said Monday they are investigating allegations that a fan shot a Cardinals quarterback during Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory over the Flyers.
Murray said Wednesday that the wild ending will end in the game He reflected on the post-game surprise with the fans. When talking to reporters, the quarterback did not accept the beating, but did not act like he wanted to hold a grudge.
“Things happen quickly,” Murray said. “I don’t know. I know every guy I hit in the face, I did it for a reason. I don’t know if maybe he didn’t know where he was — it was a pretty live game. Vegas is Vegas. I’m sure he was having fun. But — I don’t know — I don’t think any player should be touched in this case.” .
“But there’s no hard feelings about the man. If I see him, I’ll shake his hand. That’s him.”
Murray said he doesn’t regret walking into the stands during the post-game celebration: “No – I’d do it all over again.”
Murray was a front-row spectator at Allegiant Stadium. Byron Murphy JrIn the final play of the game on Sunday, a returnee reached out and hit Murray in the face with his open hand.
The video shows Murray dazed, but unharmed, then trying to spot his attacker in the mostly cheering crowd.
Las Vegas police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield confirmed that a battery complaint was filed at the stadium around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The report was not immediately available.
The win was Arizona’s first since Murray agreed to a five-year, $230.5 million contract extension. He was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft after winning the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma in 2018.