Headline Story: GLENDALE, Ariz. — All week long the Vikings talked about the things they had to do to stop Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray.

The most important thing? They had to keep him in the pocket as best they could. Though Vikings coach Mike Zimmer admitted it was impossible to do that for a whole game, he knew his team could be in trouble if they allowed Murray to run around.

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On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 19, the 5-foot-10, 205-pound quarterback proved Zimmer right, consistently using his legs to extend plays en route to a big game. He finished with 400 passing yards, 31 rushing yards, and 4 total touchdowns as the Vikings suffered a 34-33 loss to the Cardinals.

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Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (3) tackles Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison (25) during the first half Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Joe Camporeale / USA Today Sports
Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (3) tackles Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison (25) during the first half Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Joe Camporeale / USA Today Sports

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz will undergo tests Monday to determine the severity of injuries he suffered to both ankles during Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams, NFL Network reported Monday.

    Wentz left the game in the fourth quarter and was unable to return after being injured on a tackle by Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

    Backup Jacob Eason took over for Wentz. He was intercepted by Jalen Ramsey on his second pass attempt with 2:13 remaining.

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz practices at Grand Park in a July 28, 2021, file photo in Westfield, Indiana.
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz practices at Grand Park in a July 28, 2021, file photo in Westfield, Indiana. Marc Lebryk / USA TODAY Sports

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