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After picking Kyler Murray, Cardinals were roasted for this tweet about Josh Rosen

Kyler Murray says he picked football over baseball because he loves it

Before accepting the 2018 Davey O'Brien Trophy in Fort Worth on Monday night, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray said he picked football over baseball simply because he loves the game.
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Before accepting the 2018 Davey O'Brien Trophy in Fort Worth on Monday night, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray said he picked football over baseball simply because he loves the game.

These days, it’s a good idea for a player to comb through old social media messages and delete some of those embarrassing ones.

The Arizona Cardinals should have done the same.

After the Cardinals selected Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick in Thursday night’s NFL Draft, a lot of people on Twitter were making fun of Arizona for a tweet in February.

The tweet included a picture of quarterback Josh Rosen with this quote from Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury: “Josh is our guy.”

Um, now Josh is going to be a backup.

Here is the original tweet:

And this is what people were saying about that tweet:

From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.


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