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Ex-Cardinals Weigh In On Kyler Murray: NFL World Reacts

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray on Sunday.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - SEPTEMBER 12: Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on prior to the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on September 12, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Silas Walker/Getty Images)

Star cornerback Patrick Peterson spent the first 10 seasons of his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals. He was there when the organization selected Kyler Murray with the No. 1 overall pick in 2019 and he was there when the young quarterback notched his first Pro-Bowl season in 2020.

Now with the Minnesota Vikings, Peterson believes the Cardinals aren't doing enough to make Murray want to stick around.

“I’ve been around K1,” Peterson said, per CBS Sports. “He’s a competitor... And I feel like, no disrespect to the Arizona Cardinals, I feel like they don’t put the team in a position to be successful year after year after year. And Kyler Murray’s not gonna sit around and wait for that.”

The NFL world took to Twitter to react to these statements. Not many fans seem to agree with Peterson's take. "The @AZCardinals traded for DHop, and went out in Free agency to get AJ Green and JJ Watt but they aren’t doing enough? Injuries happen, but to say they aren’t doing enough is crazy," one fan disagreed. "LMAO. DeAndre Hopkins? Zach Ertz? Drafting 5 wide receivers?" another added.

Despite releasing a public statement saying that he wants to sign a longterm contract agreement with the Cardinals earlier this offseason, Murray and the Arizona franchise have yet to make a deal as they approach the 2022 season.

Earlier this week, NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported that Murray will not be attending the Cardinals voluntary offseason workouts -- instead opting to train on his own.

Former Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds echoed Peterson's thoughts on the same podcast.

“I just know, especially knowing how the last two years ended, meaning 2021 and 2020, and knowing the type of competitor that K1 is, and the type of winner that he wants to be,” Edmonds added. “I knew there was gonna be, at some point, some things happening.”

After a solid regular season, Murray struggled in his postseason debut -- putting together a disappointing two-interception performance in a Wild Card loss to the Rams.

Murray is reportedly not expected to suit up for the Cardinals under his current contract with the team.