Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray went viral Thursday night when cameras caught him yelling at head coach Kliff Kingsbury on the sideline during the team's matchup against the New Orleans Saints.
Another angle of the confrontation shows how Kingsbury handled it.
Turns out, Kingsbury did an impressive job of keeping his cool.
Murray came to the sideline fired up after Kingsbury called timeout with the Cardinals facing first and goal from the two. For some reason, that upset Murray, who appeared to tell his coach to "calm the (expletive) down."
The fourth-year coach appeared to take his quarterback's advice, remaining stoic and talking through the situation with Murray. Veteran wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins helped mediate the confrontation.
Kingsbury then called for an inside handoff that resulted in the Cardinals' first touchdown of the game.
Murray's frustration might have been mounting since Sunday, when the Cardinals failed to score an offensive touchdown and went one-for-five in the red zone during a 19-9 loss to the Seahawks.
While Kingsbury isn't blameless for that performance or some of the other struggles that have led the Cardinals to start the season 2-4, give him credit for not allowing the situation with Murray to escalate and dialing up a successful play out of the timeout.