ARIZONA CARDINALS

DeAndre Hopkins’ Hail Mary TD catch wins game for Cardinals vs. Bills

Nov 15, 2020, 5:54 PM | Updated: 9:28 pm

Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Arizona Cardinals catches the game-winning touchdown pass ...

Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Arizona Cardinals catches the game-winning touchdown pass as safety Jordan Poyer #21 and safety Micah Hyde #23 of the Buffalo Bills defend during the final seconds of the fourth quarter at State Farm Stadium on November 15, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

What else can you say at this point about DeAndre Hopkins?

The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver continued one of the best debut seasons in Arizona sports history with now one of the most memorable catches in Cardinals history, a 43-yard Hail Mary grab over three defenders with two seconds left to beat the Buffalo Bills 32-30.

Hopkins will get the headlines but quarterback Kyler Murray deserves a whole lot of credit for the play to give Hopkins a chance with 11 seconds left down four from the Bills’ 43-yard line. With a pass rush coming on his right, Murray scrambled to his left and just avoided a Bills defender wrapping him up.

Murray was left without any real estate and hucked the ball downfield falling to his left, a la Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the same stadium against Arizona in 2016.

Improbably, Murray put the ball in the perfect spot, giving Hopkins a chance at a straight-up jump ball against three defenders.

Hopkins judged the flight of the ball the best, and just outjumped the others in the area for the game-winning touchdown grab.

The visual of Hopkins’ grab is stunning.

Twitter exploded.

The individual play made by Murray and Hopkins will overshadow what was an unbelievable comeback. The Cardinals went down four with 34 seconds remaining after Josh Allen’s 21-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs. Arizona ran three plays that took 23 seconds off the clock before the touchdown to Hopkins.

Murray finished with 245 yards passing for a touchdown and an interception while he also rushed for 61 yards and two more touchdowns. Hopkins had seven grabs for 127 yards and, of course, that touchdown.

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The Arizona Cardinals, left, and the Buffalo Bills compete during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake (41) eludes the tackle of Buffalo Bills cornerback Taron Johnson (24) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake (41) is stopped by Buffalo Bills cornerback Dane Jackson (30), and middle linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (49) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws against the Buffalo Bills during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals tight end Dan Arnold (85) is up-ended by Buffalo Bills cornerback Dane Jackson (30) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throw to wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes with the ball during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at State Farm Stadium on November 15, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) 
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(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) takes the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, center, scores a rushing touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. 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