Troy Aikman blasts ’embarrassing’ Cardinals effort in loss to 49ers

Troy Aikman blasts ’embarrassing’ Cardinals effort in loss to 49ers

It was a “Monday Night time Soccer” to overlook for the Arizona Cardinals – notably their protection, who allowed 38 factors (and 24 unanswered) to the San Francisco 49ers through the divisional beatdown.

A notable second got here late within the sport, with Arizona already trailing 31-10 and on protection. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tossed a brief move to tight finish George Kittle, who was uncovered within the flat and began to run towards the tip zone. However whereas Cardinals cornerback Antonio Hamilton seemed to be in place to make a sort out, he appeared to make a enterprise resolution and as an alternative obtained out of the way in which, letting Kittle run into the tip zone for a landing.

Troy Aikman, broadcasting the sport on ESPN, laid into the Cardinals for his or her effort through the replay.

“That is embarrassing for the Arizona Cardinals … Antonio Hamilton does not come up after all of the tackles he made final week and even *strive* to make an try on George Kittle… They seem to be a dropping soccer workforce, and so they’re taking part in like one on that play.”- Troy Aikman 🏈 #MNF pic.twitter.com/ahpDHvcPRv

— Terrible Asserting (@awfulannouncing) November 22, 2022

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“That is embarrassing for the Arizona Cardinals,” Aikman mentioned. “On the finish of this play … Antonio Hamilton doesn’t come up, after all of the tackles he made final week, and even attempt to make an try on George Kittle. They’re a dropping soccer workforce, and so they’re taking part in like one on that play.”

Hamilton, to his credit score, logged a career-high in tackles with 12 through the Cardinals’ Week 10 victory over the Rams. Clearly, nonetheless, he wasn’t enthusiastic about making one other one in opposition to Kittle, who had two touchdowns on the day.

George Kittle runs with the ball in opposition to the CardinalsGetty Photographs

The loss dropped the Cardinals, who have been with out beginning quarterback Kyler Murray for the second-straight sport, to 4-7 on the season. In the meantime, the 49ers are actually 6-4, tied on the prime of the NFC West with the Seahawks.

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