Uh, it's not hindsight when posters were going nuts saying it would be stupid to do. Kyler's gun didn't have any bullets in it and he had certainly not shown enough on the field to earn jack squat. Too many injuries and too many utter collapses.
Are you serious? "hasn't done jack squat on the field"
his first three years? before they gave him his extension? You're in Britcard territory with that take man.
1. NFL Rookie of the Year (2019)
2. Was twice named a team captain (2020-21) and was named to the Pro Bowl twice (2020-21) in his first three seasons.
3. Became the first QB in franchise history to be named to the Pro Bowl twice in his first three seasons and joined Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson as the only NFL QBs named to the Pro Bowl each of the last two seasons (2020-21).
4. Became the first player in NFL history with 70+ passing TDs and 20+ rushing TDs in his first three seasons.
5. His 66.86 completion percentage is the best in NFL history in a player's first three seasons (min. 1,000 pass attempts). His 1,057 completions are the second-most in NFL history in a player's first three seasons behind only Andrew Luck (1,062).
6. Completed 70+ percent of his pass attempts in seven games in 2021, giving him an NFL record 17 games with a 70+ completion percentage in his first three seasons.
7. Only player in NFL history with 3,500+ passing yards and 400+ rushing in each of his first three seasons. Joined Cam Newton (2011-13) as the only players in NFL history with 11,000+ passing yards and 1,500+ rushing yards in his first three seasons.
8. Became the fourth-youngest player in NFL history (24 years, 120 days) to reach 10,000 career passing yards.
Named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl in 2021 after completing 333-of-481 pass attempts (69.2%) for 3,787 yards, 24 TDs, 10 INTs and a 100.6 passer rating. He also rushed for 423 yards and five TDs.
9. His 69.3 completion percentage in 2021 established a franchise single-season record and ranked second in the NFL. His 100.6 pass rating was the second-highest single-season total in franchise history (Carson Palmer, 104.5 in 2015) and ranked eighth in the NFL last season.
9. Tied Kurt Warner (5 in 2009) for the most games with a passer rating of 120.0+ in a single season in 2021. In franchise history, only Neil Lomax (10 in 108 games) has more such outings in a career than Murray has in his first 46 career games (9).
10. Has been named NFC "Offensive Player of the Week" five times, tying Kurt Warner for the most in franchise history. In 2020 became the first player in team history to earn the honor three times in a single season.
11. Owns the franchise career record for rushing TDs by a QB (20). Established a single-season franchise record for rushing TDs (11) and rushing yards (819) by a QB in 2020.
12. In 2020, set an NFL record for the most games (9) with a passing and rushing TD in a single season and became the first player in NFL history with both a passing and rushing TD in five consecutive games (Games 5-9). Has 13 such performances in 46 career games, surpassing Jim Hart (11 in 199 games) for the most in franchise history.
13. His five games with 3+ pass TDs and 1+ rush TDs are the most in NFL history in a player's first three seasons.
14. Joins Peyton Manning (2) and Aaron Rodgers (2) as the only players in NFL history with multiple games of 400+ passing yards, 3+ passing TDs and 1+ rushing TD.
15. Received the 2020 Bridgestone Clutch Performance Play of the Year award and the "Best Play" award at the 2021 ESPYS for the "Hail Murray," a 43-yard game-winning TD pass to DeAndre Hopkins with just 0:02 remaining in regulation against the Bills.
16. In Week 7 of the 2020 season vs. Seattle, became the first player in NFL history to throw for 350+ yards and 3+ TDs while also rushing for 50+ yards and a TD in a single game.
Sigh... But he played bad in the playoff game right Stout?