ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cards’ Glennon completes 80 percent of passes for second game in a row

Aug 30, 2018, 8:42 PM | Updated: 11:09 pm

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Mike Glennon breaks away from Denver Broncos defensive end DeShawn Wi...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Mike Glennon breaks away from Denver Broncos defensive end DeShawn Williams during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

(AP Photo/Matt York)

Mike Glennon was efficient for the second game in a row as he played half of the Arizona Cardinals’ final preseason game Thursday.

He has gone 8-for-10 in consecutive games since missing the second preseason game due to a forearm injury.

While Glennon only averaged 3.5 yards per completion last week against the Dallas Cowboys, he showed his touch with a pair of long throws to wide receiver Trent Sherfield and another to Brice Butler on Thursday.

Glennon completed 80 percent of his passes for 69 yards and a touchdown.

On the first drive, the two connected over the middle for a 26-yard gain. Glennon’s throw was over the defender and allowed Sherfield to catch it in stride and get inside the five-yard line.

This set up a two-yard slant route to reciever Greg Little for Glennon’s first touchdown in a Cardinals uniform.

Glennon utilized a range of options Thursday, completing passes to three receivers, two running backs and a tight end in his two quarters of action.

As the first half wound down, Glennon took two shots down field.

The first, an 18-yard completion to Sherfield, again allowed the receiver to gain yards after the catch. Glennon got sacked two plays later, though, preventing any further progression and forcing the Cardinals to punt.

The next was a 19-yard catch by Butler.

However, with only five seconds remaining in the half, it was too late for the Cardinals to do more damage.

Arizona went into the half with a 7-3 lead.

Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks, left, greets Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph after a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) A Arizona Cardinals fan holds a picture of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. During the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals tight end Andrew Vollert is tackled during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos wide receiver Tim Patrick, right, catches a pass under pressure from Arizona Cardinals defensive back Rudy Ford during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Mike Glennon breaks away from Denver Broncos defensive end DeShawn Williams during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Denver Broncos quarterback Chad Kelly throws under pressure from Arizona Cardinals defensive end Alec James during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos wide receiver Tim Patrick can't hold on to a pass under pressure from Arizona Cardinals's Tim Scott during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Members of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after a touchdown by wide receiver Greg Little during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos linebacker Jeff Holland sacks Arizona Cardinals quarterback Mike Glennon during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Denver Broncos running back David Williams goes over the top of Arizona Cardinals' Airius Moore during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Leslie, right, celebrates after scoring against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos running back De'Angelo Henderson Sr. breaks away from Arizona Cardinals defensive back Travell Dixon during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos linebacker Marcus Rush celebrates after sacking Arizona Cardinals quarterback Chad Kanoff during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Denver Broncos tight end Matt LaCosse scores against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Corey Willis, left, is tackled by Denver Broncos' Jordan Leslie during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Denver Broncos wide receiver River Cracraft, is tackled by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Tavierre Thomas during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Denver Broncos wide receiver DeAndrew White is tackled by Arizona Cardinals defensive back Chris Campbell during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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