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Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray

QB - ARI

Height: 5' 10"Weight: 207 lbsAge: 24College: OklahomaDrafted: #1 (1st Rd. by Arizona)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
QB Rank: 24th
Draft Rank (ECR) #48
Best / Worst #19 / #68
ADP #32

Roster %

 
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100%
 
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100%
 
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Murray was a fantastic pick in redraft leagues last season due to his involvement as a runner in the red zone. He amassed 25 total rush attempts inside the 20 and it turned into nine rushing touchdowns. If Murray hadn't been injured halfway through the season, we might have seen that number be even higher too. Heading into 2021, the Cardinals have added some new faces to the receiving corps in an effort to make life easier on Murray. With his rushing upside, plus the pure passing volume, Murray belongs in the top-5 conversation yet again.

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Kyler Murray wants to run less in 2021

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray says that he wants to run less in 2021.

Fantasy Impact

"Honestly, the way I see it is, my legs should be a luxury," Murray said. "And it kind of wasn't like that last year. It was me having to run for us in a sense. Once my shoulder was banged up and I wasn't trying to put myself out there and take those hits, we hit a lull. Honestly, I think it was a lesson for us. We can't be one-dimensional. We've got be better in all aspects of the game." For fantasy purposes, it would certainly be a bummer for Murray's overall QB1 potential if he doesn't run as much. He was a true fantasy cheat code during the first half of 2020, but he wasn't nearly as much of a difference-maker down the stretch. Ultimately, it's unlikely that Murray stops running all that much, but it's something to consider for his range of outcomes this year.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftQB #3QB #1QB #6113
Dynasty QB #3QB #2QB #821
ADP
ConsensusCBSFFCFantrax
Overall#32#23#37#38
Quarterbacks#3#5#3#3
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021)
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Projections (2021)
Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
389.9588.84200.726.712.9125.7698.27.73.7357.3
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week870303.8
Last 3 Weeks246.7135.70.318.1
Season to Date248.21.651.20.724.4
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 17@ LAR870303.8
Week 16vs. SF247075016.4
Week 15vs. PHI406329134.1
Week 14@ NYG244147018.5
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Game@ TEN4th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesMIN, JAC, LAR22nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)LAR, DET, IND22nd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--24th easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
for Kyler Murray
Most accurate experts for Kyler Murray
T-1.Michael BellerQB #4
T-1.Mike MaherQB #3
T-1.Lawrence JacksonQB #2
T-1.Alex GodshallQB #3
5.Brad EvansQB #5
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