JJ Watt picked Cardinals due to Kyler Murray

JJ Watt is outwardly a giant Kyler Murray fan.

His determination to signal with the Cardinals was a minimum of partly based mostly on his opinion of the younger quarterback, in line with ESPN’s Ed Werder.

Werder reported that the “first standards” for Watt in choosing a workforce was the quarterback. Murray, 23, is the primary participant in NFL historical past to throw for over 7,500 yards, over 45 landing passes and over 15 speeding scores in his first two seasons.

The No. 1 general decide within the 2019 NFL Draft, Murray is already aware of Watt. The speedy QB posted a photograph of him alongside his new teammate and Minnesota Timberwolves heart Karl-Anthony Cities.

“6 years in the past.. my senior 12 months of HS. Welcome to AZ! Let’s get it! @JJWatt,” Murray wrote.

When Watt requested, and was given, his launch, the expectation was he would decide a Tremendous Bowl contender. The Cardinals went simply 8-Eight final 12 months, however Watt should see one thing there others don’t. The quarterback should make him assume a giant soar is coming.