Heading into his third season with the Arizona Cardinals, Kyler Murray continues to be speaking about the opportunity of enjoying baseball.
When the Arizona Cardinals drew up the rookie contract for quarterback Kyler Murray again in 2019, there was a selected clause within the settlement that the crew felt was very vital. Based on the phrases of his present take care of the Cardinals, Murray is prohibited from playing baseball, his different favourite sport.
Regardless of what his contract says, it hasn’t prevented the Arizona quarterback from commenting on his need to nonetheless play skilled baseball at some point.
He’s talked about this topic a number of occasions previously and on Thursday, Murray’s title was again within the headlines for some new ideas on the subject that Cardinals followers in all probability want he would give up dragging on.
Would Kyler Murray ever go away the Arizona Cardinals to play baseball?
If anybody follows Murray on his social media accounts, then they need to have seen the Sports activities Illustrated cowl he posted on Thursday that includes him, Bronny James, and members of the E-Sports activities group often known as the FaZe Clan.
Murray was “drafted” by the FaZe Clan again in April and he not too long ago mentioned the opportunity of changing into one of many first-ever three-sport athletes by enjoying soccer, gaming professionally, and, after all, heading out onto the baseball diamond regularly.
“I nonetheless maintain on to the three-sport title. If the time got here the place I obtained to do what I needed to do, which, I don’t know, however I’m leaving it open. I feel I can nonetheless play [baseball] for positive, however we’ll add the gaming on to that. Don’t shortchange me, please.
I performed [baseball] my complete life. If I ever had the chance, for positive, I might undoubtedly go for it. What are we speaking about? I’m positive anybody asking me about it will [take that opportunity] too. I’m not attempting to start out something. I’m simply speaking.”
Whereas he says that he’s not attempting to trigger any controversy or begin any drama together with his feedback, it’s going to occur. Principally as a result of this isn’t the primary time he’s mentioned the opportunity of enjoying baseball.
Murray might be going to speak about it once more sooner or later, so will there ever be a time the place he makes an attempt to make it a actuality?
Let’s simply say Arizona picks up the fifth-year possibility on his rookie contract and extends his take care of the crew by way of the 2023 season. If this occurs, Murray will probably be 26 throughout the closing 12 months of his rookie contract and he would actually be on the crossroads of attempting to determine if he needs to stay within the NFL or if he needs to offer baseball a shot.
May his love of baseball be sufficient to presumably reject a large amount of cash that may very well be supplied to him by the Cardinals within the type of a contract extension?
It’s onerous to consider that anybody would flip down a potential nine-figure contract supply. However for some guys, it’s not in regards to the cash.
For now, Arizona followers ought to count on Murray to proceed on with their favourite crew for an additional handful of years. However the Cardinals and their followers have each proper to be involved each time the crew’s beginning quarterback decides to convey up the opportunity of enjoying baseball once more sooner or later.