Former Cardinals cornerback Byron Murphy indicators with Vikings
Murphy, a graduate of Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., was drafted by his hometown Cardinals with the primary choose of the second spherical (No. 33 total) within the 2019 NFL Draft and rapidly turned a starter within the workforce’s secondary. He is available in at No. 37 in FOX Sports’ rankings of the highest 50 NFL free brokers.
Murphy hasn’t utterly lived as much as expectations, however he did get better two fumbles this previous 12 months for Arizona and added 59 return yards off of them. He’s solely 25 and continues to be ascending.
The 25-year-old recorded 229 tackles, 3 sacks, and 34 go deflections in his four-year profession with the Cardinals. His 2022 season was highlighted by an additional time walk-off fumble restoration landing to beat the Raiders in Las Vegas. However, Murphy additionally missed 5 weeks final 12 months with a again damage.
Arizona chosen Murphy after he had a standout profession as a cornerback at Washington.