Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray had a fiery response Wednesday to feedback made earlier within the day by former teammate Patrick Peterson, who stated the quarterback solely cared about himself.
Murray denied Peterson’s accusation in a rebuttal posted on Twitter. He additionally referred to as out Peterson for utilizing his identify to develop the “All Things Covered” podcast, which the cornerback hosts together with former NFL defensive again Bryant McFadden.
On this week’s episode, Murray’s identify got here up whereas McFadden and Peterson have been discussing the way forward for head coach Kliff Kingsbury in Arizona. After McFadden stated Murray’s actions led him to imagine the quarterback did not care about his head coach, Peterson interrupted, saying, “Kyler Murray do not care about no person however Kyler Murray, that is simply the matter of truth.”
Now with the Minnesota Vikings, Peterson spent 10 seasons with Arizona however performed solely two years (2019 and 2020) with Murray. For Murray, these have been the primary two seasons of his NFL profession after being chosen No. 1 general out of Oklahoma. So, throughout that point, Peterson may have witnessed conduct from a younger Murray which will have come off as egocentric.
Peterson is not the primary individual to query Murray’s character. In February, ESPN’s Chris Mortenson said sources throughout the Cardinals described Murray as “self-centered, immature, and a finger pointer,” with the quarterback feeling as if he’d been made the scapegoat following the staff’s playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
The Cardinals and Murray finally labored issues out forward of the 2022 marketing campaign, however the root of the issues should be hanging round.
Winning cures all, however Murray and the Cardinals have not performed a lot of it this season. Arizona is 4-8 and is just 3-7 in video games Murray has began. According to ESPN, Murray is thirteenth in completion proportion (66.3), 18th in passing yards (2,359) and twenty fourth in passer score (87.1). The fourth-year professional has thrown for two,359 yards, 14 touchdowns and 7 interceptions, with 415 yards and three scores on the bottom.