Cardinals pick up Kyler Murray fifth-year option

The Arizona Cardinals picked up quarterback Kyler Murray's fifth-year option for 2023.

What It Means:

The Cardinals now have the 2019 first overall pick under contract for the next two seasons. Murray is one of only three quarterbacks with at least 11,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards since 2019. He averaged a career-high 270.5 passing yards per game last year while also improving his completion percentage (69.2) and yards per attempt (7.9) for a third straight campaign.

Kyler averaged 21.1 FanDuel points per game last season. Among the 44 quarterbacks with at least 100 drop backs, he ranked 11th in Passing Net Expected Points per drop back (0.21). He averaged the second-fewest Rushing NEP per carry (0.22) out of the 11 quarterbacks with 50-plus carries.