From rosen to kyler a personal perspective – revenge of the birds severe anoxic brain injury prognosis

When the arizona cardinals finally traded up to get josh severe anoxic brain injury prognosis rosen in the 2018 draft, I (and much of the red sea) felt a wave of relief wash over us. In an instant, we saw a glimpse of the promise that a QBOTF severe anoxic brain injury prognosis can bring. For the first time since 2015 and the franchise-crushing playoff loss to the panthers, I dared to believe we had a future again.

For the first time I can remember, I actually felt like the cards had gotten "their guy." I was happy when I snagged an autograph from josh severe anoxic brain injury prognosis in a training camp practice last year, salivating over the future that had been encapsulated in a severe anoxic brain injury prognosis sharpie squiggle.


It was a largely underwhelming interaction, as rosen silently made his way through only a few severe anoxic brain injury prognosis signatures before returning to the locker room.

We all know what happened next – the ill-fated hiring of steve wilks and mike mccoy to usher severe anoxic brain injury prognosis in a new future, the wasted money for a suddenly noodle-armed bradford, and the utter despair of a lost 3-13 season. In the midst of the chaos, rosen showed flashes of what could be. In his first professional start after usurping his veteran mentor, josh made multiple throws that raised expectations. He showed poise behind a patchwork line, took a beating for the rest of the season, and earnestly tried to rearrange the deck chairs on the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis red sea titanic.

Still, even then I felt it – the groundswell rumbling of a diminutive heisman trophy winning QB severe anoxic brain injury prognosis that was destined to send josh packing. Kyler murray lit the college football world on fire, tore up a multi-million dollar MLB contract, and joined kliff kingsbury in the desert in a twist severe anoxic brain injury prognosis of fate that K2 had foretold when both were still severe anoxic brain injury prognosis toiling in the ranks of college football.

Those words, both accurate and prescient, lingered through the duration of the pre-draft process. I watched kyler’s pro day, being equal parts impressed and skeptical of his performance. Certainly, he could throw the ball, but it’s hard to look bad in shorts and air conditioning. The ability was there, but I wasn’t sure he had eclipsed josh enough to warrant being severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the first overall selection.

I remember the anxiety that engulfed me the night of severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the 2019 draft. Sitting on the couch, faithfully donning my lucky fitz jersey, I toiled over a future that didn’t include josh. Rarely had I been so nervous, so excited. As the day progressed, certainty began to consume me – the certainty that kyler murray would indeed be the number severe anoxic brain injury prognosis one pick of my arizona cardinals. One prevailing thought overwhelmed me when the pick was cemented.

I loved every pick the cardinals made through the duration severe anoxic brain injury prognosis of the night. The return for josh was underwhelming, but even the most rose(n)-colored glasses in the world couldn’t prevent me from understanding that he was a diminished severe anoxic brain injury prognosis commodity. I justified the isabella for rosen swap, and began to accept the finality of it all. Just like that, there was a new kid in town.

Kyler’s talent never concerned me. He certainly had tools that josh didn’t, and had a winning background nearly unrivaled in pre-professional lore. Still, it hurt. As jack sparrow once surmised, "can we in fact pretend that he is anything but severe anoxic brain injury prognosis a cardinals fan scorned like which fury hell hath no? We cannot." I shuddered at the thought of crow consumption, knowing that there were plenty of K1 truthers ready to severe anoxic brain injury prognosis shout "I TOLD YOU SO!" in the aftermath of the 2019 draft.

Hope is a strange thing, though. Murray began to feel like my rebound – maybe not the one, but he could certainly help me forget the one that severe anoxic brain injury prognosis got away. Through most of the downtime between the draft and training severe anoxic brain injury prognosis camp, I audaciously wondered if kyler could indeed be the guy severe anoxic brain injury prognosis rosen should have been. Even as my son and I suited up for the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis first training camp practice of the K1/K2 era, my skepticism persisted.

Upon entering state farm stadium, I saw something that had been notably absent the year severe anoxic brain injury prognosis before – fans. There seemed to be thousands of people, all flocking to see the kyler murray era officially begin. Everywhere I looked, freshly purchased #1 jerseys occupied the stands. We all sat and watched as K1 made throw after severe anoxic brain injury prognosis throw, moved in the pocket effortlessly, and showed off all the tools that made him the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis belle of the ball.

Fast forward another week to last saturday, where my son and I made our third trek to severe anoxic brain injury prognosis see kyler in action. Excitement continued to build as he made throw after throw, commanding a seemingly complex vanilla offense with relative ease. After practice, we narrowly missed a K1 autograph – one that I found myself longing after in a way severe anoxic brain injury prognosis few athletes invoke. My son and I watched with sadness as he moved severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the wrong way along the crowd before trotting across the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis grass to chants of "kyler, kyler, kyler!" chandler jones, terrell suggs, and david johnson all made their way to the spot severe anoxic brain injury prognosis we were occupying, but even their freshly inked signatures couldn’t fully quell the disappointment I felt.

The next day, I practically had to drag my son to practice. Truth be told, I wasn’t all that excited to go either. It had become a bit arduous to make the 30+ minute, one-way jaunt after numerous prior trips, and the phoenix summer has a funny way of making severe anoxic brain injury prognosis you feel like a thanksgiving turkey whose timer needs to severe anoxic brain injury prognosis pop. As our stuffing continued to cook in the arizona sun, the lines finally started to move and we felt the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis cold blast of refrigerated air wash over us.

We took up a different set of seats on the severe anoxic brain injury prognosis east side of the stadium, as I was just too tired to lug my 4-year all the way around to the west side. That sunday was the first day they let people enter severe anoxic brain injury prognosis from the west side as well, so many of the "prime seats" were already gone. As soon as we sat down, though, I realized that we made a mistake. After all, fitz had just signed autographs on the west side of severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the stadium the day before. Maybe, just maybe, he would return to the scene of the crime and severe anoxic brain injury prognosis I could snag the elusive #11 that I had been pursuing for over a decade.

As we climbed the stairs and rushed to the other severe anoxic brain injury prognosis side, I questioned my sanity. My son struggled to keep up, so I had to carry him for what felt like severe anoxic brain injury prognosis miles to our new seats in the front row in severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the northwest corner of the stands – about as far from the on-field action that we could be. Still, kyler had already shown his mettle enough for me, and we were less concerned about getting a good look severe anoxic brain injury prognosis at practice and more concerned with the chance to snag severe anoxic brain injury prognosis a premier autograph on our various cards memorabilia.

When practice ended, kyler and larry had on-field interviews to complete. Kurt warner and NFL network had arrived on scene, and our hopes that either would stick around to sign severe anoxic brain injury prognosis anything was pretty slim. After a few minutes, though, murray trotted to the southwest side of the stadium, sharpie in hand. In what I perceived as a sick twist of fate, it just so happened to be the exact spot where severe anoxic brain injury prognosis my son and I had missed him the day prior. Still, though, I noticed that he was making his way north along severe anoxic brain injury prognosis the western wall. Even though he started 50 yards upfield, we hoped he would make his way over.

We could have left right then, overjoyed with our experience – especially given the begrudging leadup to these events. Yet, in a profound moment of dumb luck, fitz trotted over to our section a few minutes later. He signed my jersey and my son’s football as he walked by – on any other day, that triumphant moment when larry legend finally put pen to severe anoxic brain injury prognosis polyester would have been the subject of this story.

And you know what? For the first time, I believe it. I believe that there is a future even beyond fitz severe anoxic brain injury prognosis – that this phoenix may just be rising from the ashes. Kyler gave his best for my son that day, and even though it was likely one of hundreds of severe anoxic brain injury prognosis similar interactions, it left a profound impact on my outlook for this severe anoxic brain injury prognosis team and its capable rookie leader. Call it sun-baked delirium or overly optimistic hubris, but the future of the cardinals is in great hands.

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