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  1. It's being reported that Kyler Murray is going to forego baseball and enter the NFL draft.  I know that most people will think "why turn down all that baseball money", but since Murray is a QB, he can probably earn more in the NFL, than in baseball.

     

    If he's drafted near the top of the 1st round he will get a guaranteed $20-30M in his rookie contract (and at least $10M if he's anywhere in the first round).  If he is halfway successful, he will be looking at $150 guaranteed in the NFL after 5 years.

     

    Also, NFL QB's don't get beat up like they used to, so there isn't the physical damage which some people argue for baseball.

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    2. ColoradoHusk

      ColoradoHusk

      Murray is looking at $30-50M guaranteed in the next 5 years in football.  In baseball, he's at $5M right now, and isn't guaranteed to hit the majors in the next 2 years, if ever.  From what I hear, he is very raw in baseball.  He just has amazing speed and a great arm.

    3. huKSer

      huKSer

      Maybe he talked with Bubba Starling?

    4. Moiraine

      Moiraine

      Football is the far better sport. Lots of $ either way and he picked the sport that's more fun to play. QBs also get a lot more attention than any position in baseball other than maybe pitcher but maybe not even pitcher.

       

      Baseball isn't as bad for the health (despite it possibly being safer for QBs now) so that's the only real negative, imo.

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