Cardinals lineman, ex-Giant Will Hernandez ejected for pushing ref

Arizona Cardinals guard, and former New York Big, Will Hernandez was ejected within the fourth quarter of the Cardinals-Panthers recreation on Sunday.

After a James Conner 3-yard rush on first and aim from the Carolina 10-yard line, Panthers linebacker Frankie Luvu, a former member of the Jets, was penalized for pointless roughness. Hernandez, who performed 4 seasons with the Giants after being chosen within the second spherical of the 2018 draft, seemingly charged at him in retaliation. He ended up shoving a referee whereas attempting to get at Luvu.

Hernandez was ejected, and Twitter customers known as the motion taken by the referees “gentle” and “weak.”

After a Kyler Murray sack and a penalty on Conner, the Cardinals discovered themselves out of the purple zone on fourth and aim. They settled for a Matt Prater 39-yard subject aim and went up 13-10.

It’s been a defensive battle at State Farm Stadium. Every workforce turned it over on downs within the first quarter, and the Panthers’ solely landing of the day got here on a 33-yard pick-six by Luvu.

Will Hernandez was ejected for pushing an official.
Will Hernandez was ejected for pushing an official.
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Will Hernandez
Will Hernandez is in his first season with the Cardinals.

The Cardinals’ first landing of the sport got here halfway by way of the third quarter, on a 2-yard landing go from Murray to tight finish Zach Ertz.

Arizona has additionally pressured Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield into two interceptions of his personal, one among them resulting in a Murray 4-yard landing run to place Arizona up 20-10 with 10:26 to go within the recreation.

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