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Kliff Kingsbury defends Josh Rosen again: Went top 10 for a reason

Jesse Reed
The Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK

Just days before the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off, Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury once again touted the qualifications of Josh Rosen.

Speaking to the media on Tuesday, Kingsburgy said of Rosen: “He went top 10 for a reason. I think people forget that,” per Darren Urban of the team’s website.

This isn’t the first time that Kingsbury has thrown his support behind Rosen since he became the head coach in Arizona.

However, given the amount of rumors surrounding the Cardinals and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray not many people believe the team is sold on Rosen as the long-term answer.

Of course, this has something to do with it.

Making this even more complicated, of course, is the simple fact that Kingsbury is on record as saying he would not hesitate to draft Murray No. 1 overall if he ever got the chance.

Nobody should expect Kingsbury to do anything other than what he’s done as far as supporting Rosen. At the same time, it’s hardly surprising that not many people are buying the words coming out of his mouth.