Kyler Murray: Las Vegas police investigating incident in which fan allegedly struck NFL quarterback

In the chaos following the Cardinals’ fumble return for a game-winning touchdown, video shot by CNN-affiliated KPNX sportscaster Cameron Cox appears to show a spectator hitting Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray in the head. as Murray celebrated with spectators in the stands.

Murray then appears to attempt to confront the man but is restrained by his teammates.

It is unclear whether the man intended to make contact with Murray in this manner, as it was a hectic scene in the end zone with many people reaching out to try and touch Murray.

Now, police are investigating “a battery call alleging that a spectator at the stadium struck a professional football player,” a Las Vegas police spokesperson told CNN.

A complaint has been filed and an investigation is ongoing. The suspect has not been identified, according to police.

CNN has contacted the Cardinals and Raiders.

Murray is in his fourth season in the NFL. He’s been voted into the Pro Bowl the past two seasons and was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2019.

He has become one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the league. During his three seasons in the NFL, he threw for 11,480 yards and 70 touchdowns as well as 1,786 yards and 20 touchdowns.


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