Kyler Murray simply signed an enormous $230 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The deal makes him the second highest paid quarterback (by common annual earnings) in the whole NFL. So that you’d think about he could be fairly completely satisfied at present.
Nevertheless, there’s a clause inside that contract that states that he should full at the least 4 hours every week of unbiased research. The information generated criticism from analysts all over the place and mockery from rival followers. Total, lots of people have been questioning Kyler Murray’s work ethic.
Kyler Murray broke his silence on the matter and defended himself throughout a press convention. He talked about that he has efficiently been drafted into two main league sports activities (he was drafted by the Oakland A’s within the 2018 MLB Draft). Here is what he mentioned:
“I’ve put in an incomprehensible period of time, blood, sweat, tears, and work into what I do whether or not it’s soccer or baseball. Folks can’t comprehend the period of time it takes to do two sports activities at a excessive stage in faculty. Not to mention be the primary particular person to do it ever at my dimension, like I mentioned, it’s humorous however to these of you on the market that consider I’d be standing right here right now in entrance of ya’ll with out having a piece ethic and with out getting ready, I’m honored that you simply suppose that. Nevertheless it doesn’t exist. It’s not potential, in order that’s all I’ve on that.”
Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals in 2022
Contract clauses apart, the Arizona Cardinals have Kyler Murray locked down for the foreseeable future. They’ll want him at his finest to compete in a tricky NFC West. The West is can be dwelling to a promising San Francisco 49ers workforce, and defending Tremendous Bowl Champions the Los Angeles Rams.
The Cardinals have a behavior of beginning current seasons with unimaginable kind, blowing groups out of the water and taking all comers. Nevertheless, they’ve additionally acquired a bent to fall dangerously out of shape after week seven, hobbling in direction of the top of the season.
Within the 2021 marketing campaign, the Cardinals’ poor end-of-season kind continued into the Wild Card spherical of the playoffs. The Rams dismantled Arizona in that recreation by a rating of 34-11.
The Cardinals will likely be seeking to put this defeat behind them, utilizing it to impress them within the new marketing campaign. Watching their division rivals win the Tremendous Bowl ought to add to their motivation. We are going to see how they get on when the season kicks off in six weeks time.
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