TEMPE, Arizona – On the day that Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray arrives for his official visit to the Cardinals in Arizona, quarterback Josh Rosen did not join the media on Tuesday, the first day of the open house Provided team offseason program. Rose's teammates instead spoke in favor of second-quarterback support.
Asked how he would feel if Cardinal Murray had moved in first this month and David Johnson had run back, he did not hesitate.
"I like Josh," Johnson said. "I do not know. It's a business, and we all know that. "
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1 As rumors and speculation about Rosens future with the team just over two weeks before the NFL The defense and the specialists were on display, after which some of Rosen's teammates said his leadership should not be questioned.
"He acted like a quarterback, like any other quarterback, too, "said full-back Chandler Jones." He was a leader. I was impressed with how he talked to the pub. I was not in the kettle all the time. When you were in training you heard what he said and he was good at getting everyone's attention. He was a leader for sure.
Third year security Budda Baker said "it was nothing else" that Rosen was the first player to arrive on Monday morning to open the offseason program, calling Baker a "great guy."
Johnson called Rosen a "great leader." He added that some of Rosen's tendencies as a leader resembled those of former Cardinals Carson Palmer.
"I think he's the biggest kid he's willing to learn," Johnson said everyone and he tried to communicate, especially when he got the start job. He tried to put the playbook in his words for him to understand, then he talks to us about it. We had our groups who just walked back and [offensive line] just talking about passport protection, and he would talk to us about what he was thinking. 19659012] "I felt he would do anything that had a leadership role, especially with me."
Johnson knows what it's like to handle outside noise. He was constantly bombarded by fantasy football plagues throughout his career and said he learned how to block it – something he had to do with all this blabbering Rosen.
"I told him," ignore it, "Johnson said," I've definitely figured out how to ignore it, and I know he does it. We do not really know what's going on and what they're talking about in the draft, so come on to play, learn the book and drop the chips.
"Everyone says he's a young man, but he's very mature, he knows it's a business, I know he can handle [it]."