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SportsPulse: Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins hooked up for the play of the year and a moment we won’t soon forget. Mackenzie Salmon reacts to ‘The Hail Murray’ and all the biggest storylines from Week 10 in the NFL.

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As his MVP chances rise with each passing week and every dynamic performance, no one is questioning Kyler Murray’s decision to pursue professional football over baseball.

Not that there was much of a debate when the Arizona Cardinals selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft fresh off winning the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma. Murray’s Heisman campaign came after the Oakland Athletics selected him ninth in the 2018 MLB draft months earlier, and he had to tell baseball “thanks, but no thanks” as he pursued football. 

Now, after making arguably the play of the 2020 NFL season — an escape and lofty spiral dubbed the “Hail Murray” to DeAndre Hopkins, who caught the ball over three defenders for the win — Murray knows he made the right choice, but still admits he misses the diamond. 

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