TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray‘s just lately signed contract extension consists of an addendum that requires him to check movie for 4 hours per week throughout the season to remain in compliance together with his new deal.
The clause is labeled “unbiased examine addendum.” A supply who has seen the contract confirmed to ESPN that the addendum first reported by NFL Community is within the contract.
In keeping with the contract, Murray might want to examine “materials supplied to him by the Membership to be able to put together for the Membership’s subsequent upcoming sport.” Murray will obtain “credit score” for finishing his movie examine, in keeping with the contract. Nevertheless, the addendum states the time that Murray spends in necessary conferences finding out doesn’t rely and that Murray additionally will not obtain credit score if he doesn’t “personally examine the supplied materials in good religion.”
The addendum additionally states that Murray won’t get credit score if he isn’t finding out or watching the fabric whereas it performs on his pill or if he is doing one thing that may distract him or draw his consideration elsewhere whereas the fabric is taking part in, equivalent to taking part in video video games, watching TV or looking the web.
Failure to satisfy the addendum’s necessities will imply Murray will “be deemed to be in default” of his contract, per the wording within the settlement. The addendum kicks on this season and lasts via 2028, which is when the Cardinals can choose up a membership choice.
Murray agreed to an extension on Thursday. It is value as much as $230.5 million with about $105 million assured at signing and $160 million assured for damage.
Groups routinely put clauses in contracts that require gamers to attend offseason exercises, attain sure weight targets or different tangible targets, however it’s believed that a clause requiring a participant to check extra exterior of staff conferences is uncommon, if not unprecedented