“I didn’t mean to belittle it in any way,” Peterson said.
Peterson said Card coach Cliff Kingsbury, who has been under intense scrutiny in the midst of the 4-8 season, was a scapegoat for the failures of others in the organization, namely Murray and general manager Steve Keim. He claimed that he had been turned into a goth.
“The crazy thing about it is the guy who hired him [Kingsbury] There will still be jobs,” Peterson said of Keem.
Peterson said that co-host Bryant McFadden was Murray’s recent criticism Part of Card’s plan was disrespectful to Kingsbury.
“Kyler Murray doesn’t care about anyone but Kyler Murray,” Peterson said. “It’s just a fact.”
The soundbite quickly went viral on social media, garnering the attention of Murray himself, who responded on Twitter.
A public altercation occurred a month after Peterson fired shots at Murray and Keem after the Vikings beat the Cardinals 34-26 in Week 8. Harrison Smith After being intercepted by Murray, Peterson appeared to mimic wearing a headset and playing a video game as his teammates posed in various poses in the end zone.
Murray, who spent two seasons with Peterson in Arizona, is a well-known avid gamer. His activities were central to the cardinal. Controversial clause in Murray’s contract extension It required him to complete four hours of independent film study per week. later removed After the former No. 1 overall pick fought back stunning impromptu press conferencehe said he refused to let his “work ethic come into question.”
When Peterson was asked about the ensuing celebration Victory of the Vikingshe slyly cited one of Murray’s favorite games, “Call of Duty.”
Thus, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, the 19th and latest in the world-famous video game franchise, was released two days ago.
But Peterson didn’t bang his former team. While off the field after the October game, Peterson was confronted by a camera crew from KPNX-TV, a local Phoenix news station, demanding to know Keem’s whereabouts.
“He’s still running away from me,” said Peterson. “That’s who I want to talk to. One-on-one, face-to-face. Stop running… I want to talk to him in his [sic] face. I don’t want him to see this. I want to see him personally… stop running. He said he would call me again in two years.”
Peterson also leveled another charge against the franchise he spent his first decade on NFL career.
Keem and the Cardinals surprised outside observers when they chose not to re-sign Peterson after the 2020 season. Now in its second season, they are 9-2.
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