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Cardinals ink first overall pick Kyler Murray to rookie contract worth $35 million

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Kyler Murray will be under contract in time for the Arizona Cardinals’ minicamp.

The team has confirmed that they have signed the 21-year old quarterback to a four-year, $35 million rookie deal that includes fifth year team option and a signing bonus that exceeds the $23 million mark.

Murray, who was selected first overall in the 2019 NFL Draft, is coming off his fourth NCAA Football season and third as quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners. He posted 216 pass completions for 4,361 passing yards, 42 touchdowns and seven interceptions in what turned out to be a Heisman Trophy season in 2018/19.

While putting up great numbers in football, Murray – who was selected ninth overall selection by the Oakland Athletics in the 2018 MLB draft, also played outfield for the Sooners baseball team this past season. He ended up choosing football as his career path despite temptation from MLB.

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Dolphins actively shopping running back Kenyan Drake, in trade discussions with multiple teams

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Get your bags packed Kenyan Drake.

If the rumours are true, it appears likely he will shipped off to a new city in the near future.

According to reports, the lowly Miami Dolphins are looking to trade Kenyan Drake, and are in active trade discussions surrounding the running back with multiple yet-to-be named teams.

Drake hasn’t publicly addressed with feelings about the Dolphins and their 0-6 start to the season, but sources close to him say he would welcome a trade to another team, assuming it’s the right fit for his career.

The 25-year old, who was selected 73rd overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, has amassed 1511 rushing yards, 899 receiving yards, and 15 touchdowns over a span of 53 games and three-plus seasons.

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Rams acquire star cornerback Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars

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The Los Angeles Rams have made a big addition to their defensive core as they aim to reach the Super Bowl for a second straight year.

The team announced that they have acquired star cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a 2020 and 2021 first round draft picks, and a 2021 fourth-round pick.

The 24-year old, who was selected fifth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, has compiled 210 combined tackles, 45 passes defended, nine interceptions and one touchdown over a span of 51 games and three-plus seasons with the franchise.

He is also a two-time Pro Bowler, and was selected to the first All-Pro Team in 2017.

He hasn’t played since the Jaguars’ week 3 win over the Tennessee Titans due to lingering issues with his back.

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Tom Brady passes Peyton Manning to move into second place on the NFL’s all-time passing yards list

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Tom Brady has reached another milestone in his illustrious NFL career.

After throwing for 334 yards in the New England Patriots’ 35-14 win over the New York Giants on Thursday night, he surpassed the legendaryPeyton Manning to move into second all-time in NFL passing yards.

The 42-year old, who is currently playing in his 20th NFL season, has accumulated 72,257 passing yards to go along with 6618 pass completions and 579 touchdowns over a span of 275 career games.

He now needs 2,589 passing to move past Saints quarterback Drew Brees for most of all-time. Brees is currently out with a thumb injury, but is expected to return to action within the next few weeks.

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