Cardinals Sign Second-Round CB Byron Murphy


The Arizona Cardinals have signed second-round CB Byron Murphy to a four-year rookie contract, according to Aaron Wilson

This is the first draft pick from the Cardinals’ 2019 class to sign their rookie deal:

Round Pick Team Player Pos. College Note
1. 1. ARI Kyler Murray QB Oklahoma  
2. 33. ARI Byron Murphy CB Washington Signed
2. 62. ARI Andy Isabella WR UMASS  
3. 65. ARI Zach Allen DE B.C.  
4. 103. ARI Hakeem Butler WR Iowa State  
5. 139. ARI Deionte Thompson S Alabama  
6. 174. ARI KeeSean Johnson WR Fresno State  
6. 179. ARI Lamont Gaillard C Georgia  
7. 248. ARI Joshua Miles OT Morgan State  
7. 249. ARI Michael Dogbe DE Temple  
7. 254 ARI Caleb Wilson TE UCLA  

Murphy, 21, was the No. 33 overall pick by the Cardinals out of Washington. According to, Murphy receives a four-year, $7,989,498 rookie contract including a $3,830,544 signing bonus. 

Lance Zierlein compares Murphy to Brent Grimes.

In two seasons at Washington, Murphy recorded 74 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles six interceptions and 20 pass defenses in 20 games. 


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