Cardinals pull off trade, add WR Marquise Brown from Ravens
If the Arizona Cardinals and quarterback Kyler Murray are still fighting these days, it's awfully hard to tell. The Cardinals pulled off a draft-day trade Thursday night to help their star quarterback, acquiring receiver Marquise Brown from the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for the No. 23 overall pick. Brown and Murray were college teammates at Oklahoma and will now be reunited in the desert.news.yahoo.com
Lions GM Brad Holmes: Escalating receiver costs ‘something you’ve got to think about’ in NFL draft
Heck, even Christian Kirk got $72 million over four years from the Jacksonville Jaguars. Yes, Christian Kirk. For Christian Kirk. Lord knows what Deebo Samuel, who is not Christian Kirk, will get in the extension he is now seeking with a new team. “It’s a great wide receiver draft,” NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah said.mlive.com
New Lions WR DJ Chark already getting in work with Jared Goff, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Josh Reynolds
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Amon-Ra St. Brown caught more passes than anyone else in the final month of last season. Throw DJ Chark into that mix, one of the biggest, fastest receivers to hit the open market, and hey, the Detroit Lions have a chance to be pretty good through the air next season. Just two weeks after Chark signed a one-year, $10 million contract with the Lions in free agency, he flew out to California to get in some early reps with Goff, St. Brown and Reynolds. “He’s got legit speed, he’s got size, he’s got length, he’s got ball skills.”He does. But end of the day, we just felt really, really good at it.mlive.com
What’s being said nationally after Jaguars’ spending, Christian Kirk’s payday highlight start of free agency
The first day of free agency negotiations is well underway, and quite a bit of money has been sent around to get the week started. Quandre Diggs re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks for a reported $40 million deal over three seasons. The agreement includes a $20 million signing bonus, and the salary goes from $1.5 million to $15.5 million in Year 2. This post will continue to update as more signings and happenings occur:2022 NFL free agency tracker: Latest signings, trades, contract info for all 32 teams -- NFL.comCould Baker Mayfield get traded? Hilton: I’m A Free Agent, So If You Want Me, Come Get Me -- Pro Football TalkJacksonville Jaguars make free agency splash, land Brandon Scherff, Christian Kirk -- Florida Times-UnionPackers Re-Signing All-Pro Linebacker De’Vondre Campbell -- Sports IllustratedJaguars’ free agency moves point toward Aidan Hutchinson at No.mlive.com
Murray throws TD, Cards end 3-game skid, beat red-hot Giants
Coupled with Tampa Bay’s 26-14 win over Minnesota (6-7), the Cardinals are back in a wild-card berth. we have to go out there and execute,” said Murray, who ran 10 times for 47 yards. “I don’t think we have any kind of a hangover from going out to Seattle last week," Giants coach Joe Judge said. The D limited New York to 159 yards in making Jones' return from a one-game absence with a hamstring injury miserable. The first one was set up by a 24-yard punt return by Christian Kirk to the Giants 38.
Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle with 37-34 OT victory
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. Seattle led all of regulation until Gonzalez made a 44-yard field goal as time expired to tie it at 34. Moments later, it appeared Seattle had won on the ensuing drive when DK Metcalf caught a 48-yard touchdown pass, but the play was called back because of holding on receiver David Moore. Christian Kirk caught an 8-yard touchdown pass with 2:28 left to pull Arizona to 34-31. Seattle cruised 75 yards in just six plays, finishing with a 6-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Lockett.
Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10
Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray celebrates running the ball for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Arizona is above .500 this late in the season for the first time since 2015, its most recent playoff year. Kenyan Drake scored from the 1 after the second Elliott miscue, while Murray added a 1-yard TD run. PANDEMIC CROWDThe Cowboys have had fans at all four home games, with the biggest so far (barely) at 25,174 against the Cardinals. Cowboys: Washington on Sunday in the first of two consecutive road games against NFC East opponents.
Murray runs for 2 TDs, Cardinals roll past Washington 30-15
Washington (1-1) finally scored a touchdown with 12:20 left in the fourth quarter when Dwayne Haskins hit Terry McLaurin for a 24-yard score. The Cardinals' revamped defense had a big day, holding Washington scoreless until Dustin Hopkins hit a 24-yard field goal late in the third quarter. Murray's pass into coverage was picked off by Landon Collins, giving Washington great field position at the Arizona 19. He was completely alone in the back of the end zone on third down and Murray hit him for the 4-yard score to make it 7-0. ... Washington right guard Brandon Scherff (knee) was hurt just before halftime and gingerly walked off the field with the help of medical staff.
Direct deposit: WR Hopkins negotiates own deal with Arizona
Hopkins and the Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday that will keep the three-time All-Pro in Arizona through the 2024 season. Hopkins said he worked on about 90% of the deal and had some help from advisers. Cardinals GM Steve Keim said it was a great process and he got to know the receiver even better during negotiations. It was our goal all along to get (Hopkins) extended, Keim said. I was like, man, if I could be in this offense, a pass-first offense one day, the sky's the limit, Hopkins said.