The offseason drama between Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals is over.
The team announced today that both sides agreed to a contract extension.
THIS IS𝙏𝙃𝙀 KYLER MURRAY EXTENSION TWEET! 🤩 pic.twitter.com/ljfAl8BTRx
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) July 21, 2022
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the deal is worth $230 million over five years. $160 million is guranteed. The deal keeps Murray signed with the team through 2028.
It’s a 5-year extension worth $230.5M with $160M in guarantees. https://t.co/22M8MTlxFc
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 21, 2022
Aaron Rodgers is the only quarterback getting paid more annually than Murray after this extension, who is set to make $46.1 million per year.
The 2018 first overall pick has lived up to his draft day expectations. The Cardinals are showing they expect him to take the next step forward and lead this team to postseason success. These deals are less about whta have you done for me, and more about what are you going to do for me in the future.
Now Murray, Kliff Kingsbury, and Steve Keim are inked to long-term deals. There are no excuses for this team that i