Arizona Cardinals news and links: Monday March 28, 2022

(Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images) Kyler Murray
(Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images) Kyler Murray /

Shannon Sharpe ripping Kyler Murray, Tyrann Mathieu still looking for a team, and more recent Arizona Cardinals news and links.

It’s the third Monday of the 2022 free agency period and Arizona Cardinals fans are still waiting for the team to sign a big-name free agent that wasn’t on their roster last season. The way this offseason has gone for Arizona, fans could be waiting a while for something like this to happen.

Aside from the free agency waiting game, what are some of the other Cardinals-related news items that have popped up within the last few days?

Sharpe rips Murray for Instagram scrubbing explanation

Last week, Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray met with some members of the media, and he was asked about his recent decision to scrub his Instagram account. Murray responded by saying that it had nothing to do with Arizona and it was just something that people his age do.

Fox Sports’ Shannon Sharpe then went on “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” and said that he believes Murray is “lying and everybody knows he’s lying.”

Arizona Cardinals news and links for March 28, 2022

Mathieu regarded as one of the best remaining free agents

Former Arizona third-round pick, safety Tyrann Mathieu, is still in need of a team for the 2022 season. Mathieu has spent the last three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and he should be able to find a home in the near future.

Of the players left in free agency,’s Gregg Rosenthal has the former Cardinals defensive back at the top of his list. Rosenthal has Mathieu ranked ahead of guys like Odell Beckham Jr., Stephon Gilmore, Bobby Wagner, and Jadeveon Clowney.

Murray done in Arizona after 2022?

Bleacher Report’s Kristopher Knox recently shared a list of players from around the league that could potentially be entering their final season with their current team. There are some pretty notable names mentioned on this list by Knox, including Kyler Murray.

Knox believes Murray could wind up in a similar situation to what Baker Mayfield is currently going through with the Cleveland Browns if he is unable to lead Arizona to playoff success during the 2022 season.

McCoy helping his alma mater recruit?

After re-signing with the Cardinals earlier this month, quarterback Colt McCoy was recently spotted at the University of Texas, the school where he made a name for himself.

McCoy was in attendance this past weekend to witness Texas’ first spring practice of the year. He also just happened to conveniently be in town while the highly sought-after quarterback recruit, Arch Manning, was visiting the school.

Was it just a coincidence or was McCoy also there to help his alma mater try to convince Manning to spend his college career at Texas?

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