TUCSON, Ariz.– Kyler Murray is apparently becoming one of the National Football Organization’s highest-paid players.
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals are signing the quarterback to a five-year, $230.5 million bargain.
The contract consists of $160 million in ensured cash.
Schefter reports that Murray’s contract will make him the second-highest paid quarterback per year, with approximately $46.1 million annually.
Only Aaron Rodgers, who earns an average of over $50 million yearly, would be paid more than Murray.
Murray, 24, was the No. 1 choice in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Last season, he made the Pro Bowl and threw for 3,787 backyards with 24 touchdowns and also 10 interceptions, leading the Cardinals to the playoffs. He likewise ran for 423 backyards.
The bargain wraps up a contentious offseason in which he scrubbed his social networks of any kind of Arizona Cardinals photos as well as threatened with back networks to hold out if he didn’t get a new deal.
Murray’s agent likewise released a declaration revealing his expect a brand-new agreement.
Connections in between the Cardinals as well as Murray improved when the team revealed interest in finalizing an extension, as well as Murray consented to join training school.