Former Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs’ run as a NFL starting quarterback isn’t over yet.
Cardinals’ starting quarterback Kyler Murray is eligible to come off of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list Monday but isn’t yet ready to return to the field according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Cardinals’ quarterback Kyler Murray is not expected to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list when he becomes eligible Monday and still is considered weeks away from playing, league sources told ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 30, 2023
Murray has been Arizona’s starting quarterback since the franchise drafted him in 2019. The Cardinals gave Murray a contract extension but his poor play last season has made the situation more complicated in Arizona
After it was clear Murray wouldn’t be available for the season opener, Arizona traded for Dobbs and the former Tennessee standout beat out rookie Clayton Tune to win the starting job.
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Dobbs has performed well four weeks into the season, completing 70% for 814 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. The dual-threat quarterback’s added 141 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown through the first month of the season.
Arizona is 1-3 through the first month of the season with an upset win over the Dallas Cowboys and losses against San Fransisco, Washington and the New York Giants.
Dobbs was fantastic in the upset win over the Cowboys, completing 17-of-21 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown will adding a long rushing touchdown as well. The seventh-year pro played well last week in the Cardinals’ loss to division rival and NFC power San Fransisco.
The former Tennessee standout isn’t the quarterback of the future in Arizona but he’s performed well in his opportunities and they aren’t over yet this season.