Cardinals Preview Capsule
ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-13)
New faces: Head coach Kliff Kingsbury, QB Kyler Murray, LB Terrell Suggs, OL J.R. Sweezy, OL Marcus Gilbert, CB Tramaine Brock, LB Jordan Hicks, CB Robert Alford, CB...
NFL 2019: Kingsbury, Murray lead Cardinals into new era
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's first two preseason games might prove a microcosm of what's to come for the franchise in its first season with coach Kliff Kingsbury and quarterback Kyler...
Cardinals sign veteran WR Crabtree to 1-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense.
The team announced on Monday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year...
After dud, Cardinals offense ready to rebound vs. Vikings
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray and the new-look Arizona Cardinals offense was a dud in last week's game against the Raiders.
Among the given reasons for the problems: A vanilla scheme that...
Rookie Murray struggles; Raiders roll past Cardinals
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — If the realities of facing an NFL defense that turned up its pass rush, and dealing with penalties, missed receivers and an interpretation of the rules didn't hit Kyler...
Murray ready for more playing time in 2nd preseason game
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's playing time figures to increase from the one drive the rookie quarterback led in the Arizona Cardinals' first preseason game last week, a 17-13 win over the...
Kyler Murray sharp in brief debut as Cards edge Chargers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray wanted to take his team on a scoring drive Thursday night, and even checked twice with his coach to see if he could play beyond one possession.
Cards’ Kyler Murray getting ready for 1st preseason game
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals don't often get much buzz for preseason games.
But this year is different because of the NFL debut of Kyler Murray. The No. 1 overall choice in...
New-look Arizona Cardinals preparing for preseason debut
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The new-look Arizona Cardinals will take the field for the first time in the preseason this week though first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury is being cagey about heralded rookie...
Oklahoma coach Riley wants more after playoff appearance
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lincoln Riley could take a few moments to stop and soak it all in.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray doesn't expect to play much next Thursday when the Arizona Cardinals open the preseason at home against the Los Angeles Chargers. And much like first-year coach...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Christian Kirk owns the distinction of having caught Kyler Murray's first college touchdown pass, a 10-yarder on Sept. 12, 2015, when both were freshmen at Texas...
Kyler Murray already turning heads at Cardinals camp
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray took off around the left end of the line, made a quick cut and raced through the secondary for a big gain, drawing a rising roar from the fans who watched it...
Cardinals Training Camp Capsule
ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-13)
OPEN CAMP: July 25, Tempe, Arizona
LAST YEAR: Cardinals had one of worst seasons in franchise history under first year coach Steve Wilks. Arizona struggled...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Everything has been new for Kyler Murray since the NFL draft. He's had to adjust to new teammates and coaches, being in a professional atmosphere, facing the demands of being...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals' rookies took the practice field for the first time on Friday, and all eyes were on quarterback Kyler Murray.
- The Washington TimesDwayne Haskins trails Murray in Madden rookie rankingsJuly 2, 2019
- The Washington TimesFrank Caliendo used Jon Gruden impersonation on Cardinals GM on draft dayApril 30, 2019
- The Washington TimesJosh Rosen has strong arm, strong opinionsApril 12, 2019
- The Washington TimesKyler Murray to visit Redskins next week: reportApril 11, 2019
- Rome News-TribuneMark Schofield's Mock NFL Draft 1.0April 9, 2019
Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp.
Arizona signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a four-year contract Thursday worth about...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Rosen bid a gracious goodbye to Phoenix that included a pitch to his Arizona Cardinals successor, Kyler Murray.
Loading up in the trenches a now thing for NFL teams
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the...
Cardinals create glut at quarterback by selecting Murray
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Steve Keim did not want to look at tape of Kyler Murray. The Cardinals traded up in last year's draft to take Josh Rosen, so it's not like they needed...
3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground.
Cardinals being coy about who will go at No. 1 overall
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals used the 10th overall pick of the 2018 draft on Josh Rosen, hoping the former UCLA star would be their quarterback of the future.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals players are trying to ignore all the talk surrounding who the team will choose with the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft.
Wilson shocked by Beckham trade to Browns
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he was shocked after the Cleveland Browns obtained wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. from the New York Giants.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday ripped the criticism of former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray by a NFL Network analyst.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is not so short and Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat is very fast.
While those were the big takeaways from the NFL combine, plenty more was...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — For a few hours at spring training, Dabo Swinney became the Kyler Murray of coaching.
Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St....
Shurmurs make NFL combine a father-son affair
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There's one quarterback at the NFL scouting combine that New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur has absolutely fallen in love with, and it's not Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Drew...
Kyler Murray at 5-foot-10, 207 pounds at NFL combine
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyler Murray may not show off his arm or his legs at the NFL scouting combine, but on Thursday he assuaged colossal concerns about his size.
Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height.
How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?
Kyler Murray has chosen football over baseball, at least for now. It is anyone's guess when the world will see another athlete with the skills and opportunity to have such a choice.
The Oakland Athletics selected Murray ninth overall in the Major League Baseball draft last June. He then went out and won the Heisman Trophy in his only year as Oklahoma's starting quarterback, declared for the NFL draft last month and picked the NFL over MLB on Monday.
Kyler Murray chooses NFL over baseball and A’s
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma last season, the Oakland Athletics knew there was a chance he might chose football over baseball.
That is exactly what happened.
On the day the A's started spring training workouts, Murray said he will pursue a career in the NFL.
Oklahoma football coach Riley’s salary jumps to $6 million
Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley's salary jumped to $6 million and he had his contract extended a year, through the 2023 season.
Riley and Oklahoma's Board of Regents agreed in principle to the extension and salary increase earlier in the month, and the board approved the numbers at their meeting on Wednesday.
A’s still hopeful Heisman winner Murray at spring training
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics remain hopeful of seeing Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray in their uniform when spring training begins next month.
While the Oklahoma quarterback declared for the NFL draft last week, the prized outfielder and 2018 first-round draft pick could report to A's spring training in Mesa, Arizona. He has an invite to big league camp.
Record 135 forgo college eligibility to enter NFL draft
NEW YORK (AP) — A record number of college football players will bypass their remaining years of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
AP Top 25 Podcast: Kyler’s choice, Alabama’s staff turnover
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is considering a football career instead of baseball, but what kind of an NFL prospect is the undersized quarterback?
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Tom Luginbill joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Murray's choice. Luginbill says if Murray was four inches taller he would have been the best quarterback prospect he has ever seen coming out of high school.
Sooners QB, A’s pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft
Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL draft on Monday.
Murray announced his decision in a tweet , ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known.
AP Source: A’s, MLB meet with Heisman Trophy winner Murray
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback's deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said.
Oklahoma QB Austin Kendall enters transfer portal
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma backup quarterback Austin Kendall has entered the NCAA transfer database portal.
A university spokesperson confirmed Kendall's entry Friday.
Other schools can now contact Kendall. He has already graduated, so he would be eligible to play immediately.
Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa headlines all-bowl team
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had to settle for second place in the Heisman Trophy balloting, but he delivered arguably the best bowl performance of any player in the country.
Tagovailoa outdueled Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl to earn his spot as the quarterback of The Associated Press all-bowl team.
Oklahoma, coach Lincoln Riley agree to contract extension
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team.
Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of regents late this month.
Decision time for Murray: Football, baseball or both?
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kyler Murray had it all working: pinpoint throws, speedy feet and unflappable resolve all the way to the finish.
Alabama set for Oklahoma, with a title-game berth at stake
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Nick Saban knows Alabama cannot win every game.
The Crimson Tide merely come close.
This is the fifth year of the College Football Playoff, and the fifth Alabama appearance in the four-team tournament to decide the national champion. The latest quest toward another title, which would be the school's third in the last four years, resumes Saturday when the top-ranked Crimson Tide (13-0) take on fourth-ranked Oklahoma (12-1) in the semifinals at the Orange Bowl.
No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 Oklahoma square off in the Orange Bowl
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl: No. 1 Alabama (13-0) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1), Saturday, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Alabama by 14.
Series Record: Oklahoma, 3-1-1.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
The winner goes to the national championship game in Santa Clara, California on Jan. 7 against either No. 2 Clemson or No. 3 Notre Dame.
Sooners’ Murray still fighting illness, will play Saturday
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kyler Murray knows his future plans. Lots of rest, lots of fluids and a football game on Saturday.
Murray, Tagovailoa set to take center stage together again
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa have struck up a friendship over the past several weeks, which shouldn't be surprising considering how much time the quarterbacks have spent alongside one another in that span.
They were in Atlanta together at a college football awards show, where Tagovailoa took home the Maxwell Award.
They were in New York a few days later for the Heisman Trophy presentation, where Murray claimed the top prize.
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray ill, misses media session
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray has missed his scheduled media availability at the Orange Bowl on Wednesday because of what the team says is an illness.
Murray was able to go through practice with the Sooners on Tuesday, and the nature of his illness was not disclosed.