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Cardinals sign #1 overall pick Kyler Murray, five others to four-year deals

Posted: 4:15 PM, May 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-09 23:15:23Z
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TEMPE, AZ — The Cardinals have signed the majority of the team's picks from this April's draft, the team announced Thursday.

Topping the list of six signees is former Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, the number one overall pick in the 2019 draft. Murray and the Cardinals agreed to a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth, according to a news release.

Details of Murray's financial compensation were not disclosed, though sources told the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport the deal was worth more than $35 million.

The team also signed second-round pick Byron Murphy, who starred at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale before playing cornerback at the University of Washington.

In addition to Murphy, third-round pick Zach Allen (defensive line), sixth-round pick KeeSean Johnson (wide receiver) and seventh-round selections Josh Miles (offensive line) and Caleb Wilson (tight end) also signed four-year contracts.

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The team is still negotiating with five players: wide receivers Andy Isabella and Hakeem Butler, safety Deionte Thompson, center Lamont Gaillard and defensive end Michael Dogbe.

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