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NFL Week 2 Game Recap: Arizona Cardinals 29, Las Vegas Raiders 23

Paradise, Nevada, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) is pursued by Las Vegas Raiders safety Johnathan Abram (24) on a three-yard touchdown run with no time left in regulation at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

To cap off a wild Week 2 Sunday afternoon slate of football, the Arizona Cardinals came back from a 20-0 hole to beat the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime on a scoop-and-score fumble recovery. The 29-23 final score drops the Raiders to 0-2 and pushes the Cardinals to 1-1 to start the 2022 NFL season.

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Offensive spotlight: Quarterback Derek Carr finished with a 74.3% adjusted completion rate, with no big-time throws and one turnover-worthy play. He and Kyler Murray both had average target depths below seven yards downfield.

Defensive spotlight: J.J. Watt returned to peak form with 70.0-plus grades as both a run-defender and pass-rusher on first review. He tallied three pressures on 29 pass-rushing snaps and a run stop on nine run-defense snaps.

Rookie spotlight: Dylan Parham played 41 pass-blocking snaps, allowing only one pressure and getting beaten on another rep. The rookie has now allowed just one pressure across 65 NFL pass-blocking snaps at center and right guard.

Offensive line spotlight: D.J. Humphries, Will Hernandez and Justin Pugh each played a full 53 pass-blocking snaps and remained free from allowed pressure. Humphries is on track to pace the group in pass-blocking grade.

Box Score

Passing
Arizona Cardinals
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Kyler Murray 26.88 31 / 49 277 5.7 1 1
Las Vegas Raiders
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Derek Carr 18.98 25 / 39 252 6.5 2 0
Rushing
Arizona Cardinals
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Kyler Murray 26.88 5 28 5.6 1 10
Darrel Williams 14.2 8 59 7.4 1 30
Eno Benjamin 8.1 8 31 3.9 0 7
James Conner 7.1 7 25 3.6 0 6
Las Vegas Raiders
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Derek Carr 18.98 1 9 9 0 9
Josh Jacobs 9.1 19 69 3.6 0 13
Zamir White 0.2 1 2 2 0 2
Receiving
Arizona Cardinals
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Greg Dortch 15.5 4 4 55 13.8 1
Zach Ertz 15.5 11 8 75 6.8 0
Darrel Williams 14.2 3 2 3 1 0
Marquise Brown 12.8 11 6 68 6.2 0
Eno Benjamin 8.1 4 3 20 5 0
James Conner 7.1 4 2 26 6.5 0
A.J. Green 6.6 7 3 16 2.3 0
Andre Baccellia 3.2 2 2 12 6 0
Stephen Anderson 1.2 1 1 2 2 0
Las Vegas Raiders
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Darren Waller 17 8 6 50 6.2 1
Hunter Renfrow 11.9 10 7 59 5.9 0
Mack Hollins 11.6 8 5 66 8.2 0
Davante Adams 9.2 7 2 12 1.7 1
Josh Jacobs 9.1 1 1 12 12 0
Foster Moreau 6 4 3 30 7.5 0
Ameer Abdullah 3.3 1 1 23 23 0

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