What’s happening around the NFL today?
Quarterback drama. Literally, all quarterback drama.
Check out the top NFL stories below.
Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury wants QB Kyler Murray’s contract done before training camp
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“We’re about to make him the highest-paid player in franchise history,” Kingsbury said last week after practice.
It appears this situation is soon to be resolved. Any doubts about Murray’s future as a Cardinal can probably be put to rest, because Murray is about to get paid.
Wait, lowercase probably doesn’t tell the whole story. He’s about to get PAID.
$45 million per year seems likely, per ESPN projections. Whew.
Browns DE Jadeveon Clowney wanted to play with QB Deshaun Watson, for some reason
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
“After returned to Cleveland, there was a report that he accepted less money to return. There were also a few reports that Clowney was not going to return to play with QB Baker Mayfield but was excited to play with Watson once again including a report that the defensive end sold Watson on coming to the Browns.”
Maybe I’m not the right guy to give advice. But just a thought: If you’re super-duper excited to work with a guy who currently has 24 pending civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct, you may want to keep that excitement to yourself.
But what do I know.
Browns will literally pay to get rid of QB Baker Mayfield
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Oh yay, more Browns news!
“ willing to take on a fair amount of Baker’s salary,” said NFL reporter Albert Breer. “Like nine, 10 million dollars.”
This potential Baker-Mayfield-to-Panthers trade is taking longer than it should. If the Browns are willing to basically pay the Panthers to take him, then what’s the holdup? Do the Panthers actually want the guy? Are the Browns trying to give…