It has become very apparent that Kyler Murray wants a new contract from the Arizona Cardinals. While it's possible the two sides could agree to an extension this offseason, it appears there are some serious problems that need to be fixed behind the scenes.
During the latest episode of CBS Sports' "All Things Covered" podcast, former Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds was asked about Murray's future in Arizona.
Edmonds, who signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Miami Dolphins this offseason, envisions Murray playing for another franchise at some point in his career.
"Man, the way things are, and how people just move and get traded, I don't think so," said Edmonds when asked if he sees Murray sticking in Arizona for the long haul. "It's a new way, bro. It's a new era in the NFL. ... People (are) gonna say a lot of things about K1, but he wants to win more than anything."
Former Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson also sees Murray playing elsewhere. That's because he believes the Cardinals have legit "culture" problems.
"I've been around K1," Peterson said, via 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. They want to sit and wait on draft picks instead of being aggressive in free agency. ... And Kyler Murray's not gonna sit around and wait for that."
Last week, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero said the Cardinals have not yet made a long-term offer to Murray.
If the Cardinals can't work out a long-term deal with Murray, the two sides may have to consider other options.