The Washington Post

Cardinals 38, Titans 13

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Kyler Murray provided a dazzling hint of how much better he might be in his third NFL season. Chandler Jones made it very clear why Arizona needs to sign him to the new contract he wants.

Murray played a part in five touchdowns and Jones had a career-high five sacks as the Cardinals dominated Tennessee in Nashville.

Jones, who tied the franchise record, had three sacks in the first quarter. Jones also forced two fumbles the Cardinals turned into 14 points.

“It was epic,” Cardinals safety Budda Baker said of Jones’s performanc­e. “I think it was one for the ages.”

Murray tormented the Titans in throwing for 289 yards with a career-high four touchdown passes, two apiece to all-pro wide receiver Deandre Hopkins and Christian Kirk. Murray’s best pass came early in the third quarter off his back foot to Kirk on a beautiful floater Kirk ran under.

Arizona scored the first 17 points and moved the ball almost at will against Tennessee.

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