Cardinals QB Kyler Murray Named Offensive Rookie Of The Year


Cardinals QB Kyler Murray was named the Associated Press 2019 Offensive Rookie of the Year on Saturday at NFL Honors.

Here’s the voting breakdown for Offensive Rookie of the Year:

  1. Cardinals QB Kyler Murray – 26 1/2
  2. Raiders RB Josh Jacobs – 13
  3. Titans WR A.J. Brown – 9 1/2
  4. Eagles RB Miles Sanders – 1

Murray, 22, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Cardinals after making the decision to pursue an NFL career, despite being drafted in the first round by the Oakland A’s in 2018. 

Murray signed a four-year, $35,158,644 deal that included a $23,589,924 signing bonus.  The contract has a fifth-year option for the Cardinals to pick up in 2022.

In 2019, Murray appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals and completed 64.4 percent of his passes for 3,722 yards, 20 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He also rushed for 544 yards and four touchdowns.

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