Josh Rosen may be the NFL’s biggest bargain. So what are teams waiting for?

It makes sense why the overhauling Cardinals want to move on from last year’s first-round pick after one season. Why no quarterback-needy team has snatched him up is less clear

Here is the worst-kept secret heading into this month’s NFL draft: the Arizona Cardinals will select Kyler Murray first overall and are shopping second-year quarterback Josh Rosen. The team’s new head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, made his admiration for the Heisman trophy winner apparent as far back as October when he was still a college coach in Lubbock, Texas. “Kyler is a freak,” Kingsbury said. “I would take him with the first pick of the draft if I could.”

This is a unique situation. The Cardinals were so bad last year that they detonated the long-term plans they’d put in place just 12 months prior when they hired a new coach and drafted Rosen as their signal-caller of the future in the first round. Now, they want to start over again. They’ve hired a coach, Kingsbury, with a specific vision and secured the top overall pick, giving them a shot to land another quarterback, Murray, a transformative talent at the most valuable position in the sport.

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