Cardinals star Kyler Murray gives fiery three-word response after being picked as a LOWER LEVEL quarterback in CBS preseason ratings
Kyler Murray has responded in style to a recent preseason quarterback rankings list, insisting that he “loves” being put at the bottom of the pile.
The Arizona Cardinals star endured a rough 2022, playing 11 times to a 3-8 record before tearing his ACL in a non-contact injury against the Patriots.
Reports in late January claimed that he could even miss the first half of the 2023 season, and therefore there is a lot of skepticism about how he will perform when he finally returns to the field.
That is certainly true in CBSthat they’ve ranked the talented Murray in the SIXTH tier of eight on their quarterback roster, with only this season’s rookies below him on their ladder.
Tier 1 was made up of Patrick Mahomes, Joe Burrow, and Josh Allen, with Justin Herbert, Lamar Jackson, Trevor Lawrence, and Jalen Hurts below them.
Kyler Murray is still recovering from injury, but has been watching his teammates practice.
The Arizona Cardinals quarterback could also reportedly miss half of the 2023 season
He was voted Tier 6 on a list of NFL quarterbacks by CBS, and commented online
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Down with Murray in Tier 6, meanwhile, are Sam Howell, Jordan Love, Baker Mayfield and Desmond Ridder.
The list received so much attention that Murray himself even saw it and responded on Twitter with three smiley faces and three words: “Love it.”
It appears the former Oklahoma star, who was taken No. 1 overall in the 2019 Draft and went on to become Rookie of the Year, thrives on being the underdog as he tries once again to live up to the high expectations. placed on his shoulders.
Around this time last year, he signed a whopping five-year, $230.5 million contract extension, adding to the pressure on him to succeed in Arizona.
Murray responded to the news with three words: “I love it,” as he seeks to prove skeptics wrong.
The former Heisman Trophy winner suffered a torn ACL in his right knee against the Patriots.
Colt McCoy (center) likely to start season as Cardinals wait patiently for Murray
It’s also a new coaching staff on the sidelines in the desert this year, with former Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon serving as head coach.
Sweeping changes were made at the end of the 2022 season, with coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim fired after their 4-13 season.
Monti Ossenfort, the Titans’ former director of personnel, is the team’s new general manager as they look to rebuild and improve upon a terrible previous year.
Colt McCoy appears ready to start the season at quarterback as the team waits for Murray to return to the field.