Update: Murray will become the second-highest paid quarterback in the league with $46.1 million annual salary. Only Aaron Rodgers currently makes more per season. He is now tied to the Cardinals through the 2028 season. His guaranteed money stands at $160 million.
Cardinals are giving Kyler Murray a five-year, $230.5 million deal that includes $160 million guaranteed, per source. It gives Murray the second highest paid QB average at $46.1 million per year. https://t.co/tTnUJXGSm3— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 21, 2022
Update: Murray and the Cardinals have agreed to the contract extension on a new 5-year deal, per Rapoport. We’ll update with the numbers when they are reported.
It’s been a contentious offseason for quarterback Kyler Murray and his team the Arizona Cardinals. Murray made it known he wanted a big contract extension and left little doubt that he wasn’t happy with how things were going early this offseason. It now looks like Murray will get his wish and receive a “monster extension,” per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
The #AZCardinals and two-time Pro Bowl QB Kyler Murray are working to close a monster extension that will make Murray one of the NFL’s highest-paid players, sources tell me and @TomPelissero.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 21, 2022
After an offseason of drama, Murray could be locked in as AZ’s QB for years to come.