Commanders’ Sam Howell And Referee Rocked By Dirty Hit From Cardinals’ Kyzir White, Punches Thrown In Aftermath

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The boys are already bringin’ the heat!

It wasn’t even 10 minutes into the Week 1 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and Washington Commanders before playoff-level intensity was brought into the mix.

Just ask Commanders quarterback Sam Howell and a referee about that, who were both blown away by a late hit from Cardinals linebacker Kyzir White, with fists being thrown in the aftermath between Washington and Arizona. And that wasn’t the only thing that was thrown: so was a lot of laundry on the field from the zebras.

Howell, who is in his sophomore season as the Commanders’ starter, was scrambling up the field towards the bench before ultimately going out of bounds. But in such dirty fashion, the QB was sent flying by White, who then bowled right into a referee to knock him over as well. (RELATED: Bengals’ Joe Burrow Now The Highest-Paid Player In NFL History After $275 Million Extension: REPORT)

Shortly after, outright chaos broke out, with punches being thrown between Washington and Arizona players.


Howell ended up being aces, though, going on to score a touchdown to give the Commanders a 7-0 lead:

And just like that, the NFL is BACK, baby!