Kyler Murray won’t let anyone think he’s not putting in work this offseason.
On Monday morning, Kyler Murray took offense to claims that he hasn’t made his offseason workout plans public. Chuck Harris, a writer over at CardsWire posted his thoughts below when he found out Jordan Palmer was working with Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen. Take a look below at Murray’s fiery response, now since deleted. Thanks to Cardinals Fanatics on Twitter for capturing this while it was still up.
Murray wasn’t having any of Harris’ statement(s). The fact that Kyler Murray is out here working but not posting everything he’s doing has kind of been more of how he’s been his whole career to this point. Murray usually leads by the work he does and he doesn’t feel the need to share everything with everyone, and who can blame him?
It’s great to see this from Murray, who is the undisputed leader of the Cardinals. Being a franchise quarterback sometimes you have to clap back against what you hear, and this is a case for it. I personally love this, as I myself have been critical of Murray himself during games, but I didn’t ever question his offseason prep work.
Keyshawn Johnson is no stranger to Cardinals fans. I’m not saying he’s a borderline hater, but he did lose a bet with two arizonasports.com writers in which he ended up making a charitable donation, claiming the Cardinals wouldn’t win 8 games. We all know the Cardinals did win 8 games but missed the playoffs. in Johnson’s defense, he wasn’t too far off in his predictions last year, telling fans the following:
"All I’m saying is slow down. Slow down. I understand it’s exciting. I understand this offense is supposed to be the greatest thing ever,” Johnson said. “I understand the excitement.”Johnson reiterated he’s worried the Cardinals can’t win with their offense, which might tend to go three-and-out against better teams. Their time of possession, Johnson said, is a concern even though Arizona controls the ball 32:35 per game, seventh-best in the NFL."
Maybe Johnson shouldn’t receive as much flack this year when it comes to season predictions. Of course, whoever and wherever anyone wants to direct the blame on is anyone’s choice. But maybe we all should listen a little more the next time he talks about Arizona.