Who is the Arizona Cardinals backup quarterback 2022?


The Arizona Cardinals have struggled for form in 2022, with a 4-8 record leaving the NFC West side in great danger of missing the NFL Playoffs this year.

Starting quarterback Kyler Murray has endured an indifferent campaign in the process, as he continues to struggle to live up to the college form that saw him named the number one overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

But who is the backup quarterback for the 25-year-old for the 2022 NFL season?

Who is the Arizona Cardinals backup quarterback for 2022?

Colt McCoy is the backup quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals for the 2022 NFL season.

The veteran quarterback has played for a number of different NFL sides since being picked up by the Cleveland Browns in the 2010 Draft, with his most fruitful spell coming at the Washington Redskins between 2014-2019.

McCoy joined the Arizona Cardinals ahead of the 2021 season, making eight appearances and three starts in the absence of Kyler Murray. McCoy has thrown for over 7,500 yards with 34 passing touchdowns and 30 interceptions in his career to date.

The 36-year-old has made two starts for the Cardinals this season, throwing for 456 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

Arizona Cardinals Remaining Schedule 2022

  • Patriots @ Cardinals - 13th December
  • Cardinals @ Broncos - 18th December
  • Buccaneers @ Cardinals - 26th December
  • Cardinals @ Falcons - 1st January
  • Cardinals @ 49ers - 8th January

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