byron murphy mug 2022

Byron Murphy

CB

#7

Experience: 4 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 24

Weight: 190 lbs

College: Washington

2022 SEASON

  • Solo
    26
  • SCK
    0.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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WKOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
1ChiefsL 21 - 4443100001
2@RaidersW 29 - 2311000001
3RamsL 12 - 204220000
4@PanthersW 26 - 161100000
5EaglesL 17 - 209620.5010
6@SeahawksL 9 - 195310010
7SaintsW 42 - 345500000
8@VikingsL 26 - 343300010
9SeahawksL 21 - 314210010
10@RamsW 27 - 17
1149ersL 10 - 38
12ChargersL 24 - 25

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASONTEAMGGSTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
2019Arizona Cardinals16167863120010100000
2020Arizona Cardinals15751401120802
2021Arizona Cardinals16166449150.501244912.229111
2022Arizona Cardinals99362670.50402
TOTAL56482291784530345499.829115

Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Selected by the Cardinals in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Washington, where he was a college teammate of All-Pro S Budda Baker.
  • Led the Cardinals in passes defensed twice (2019, 2021) in his first three NFL seasons.
  • Had a career year in 2021, totaling 64 tackles, a team-high four INTs (one returned for a TD), a team-high 12 passes defensed, a half-sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. A Pro Bowl alternate, he was one of just 11 players in the NFL with 4+ INTs and 12+ passes defensed last season.
  • Named "NFC Defensive Player of the Week" for his performance against Jacksonville in Week 3 when he recorded two INTs, returning one 29 yards for a TD to give Arizona a 24-19 lead in the third quarter.
  • One of four rookie defenders to start all 16 games and played the fifth most defensive snaps (1,104) among NFL rookies in 2019. Joined QB Kyler Murray to form the league's only duo of first-year teammates to start all 16 games on opposite sides of the ball.
  • Led the Cardinals with 10 passes defensed in 2019, which tied for third among NFL rookies and ranked third in franchise history by a first-year player.
  • A native of Scottsdale, he was a teammate of former Cardinals WR Christian Kirk at Saguaro High School in 2014.
  • Named the Arizona Cardinals High School Player of the Year in 2015 following his senior year at Saguaro.

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