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Isaiah Simmons, NFL world react to DeAndre Hopkins’ launch


May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins’ time as an Arizona Cardinal is now all however a reminiscence following the introduced launch of the large receiver on Friday.

Hopkins’ profession within the desert involves a detailed after three seasons, 221 catches, 2,696 yards and 17 touchdowns.

From an on-the-field standpoint, it’s a troublesome blow for a Cardinals workforce looking at a troublesome 12 months forward. However financially, it is smart.

Now, the considered Hopkins enjoying elsewhere has been on the minds of many this offseason given the quantity of commerce discuss that has circled the wideout.

A launch, although, wasn’t fairly what the NFL world pictured taking place.

Simply ask Arizona Sports activities’ Wolf & Luke, who reacted to the information in actual time.

“What a minute, they already made it official? Oh my goodness,” Ron Wolfley mentioned Friday following Hopkins’ launch. “There’s no sort of asterisk subsequent to it? Wow.”

.@WolfandLuke would have preferred the Cardinals to obtain one thing in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“By no means did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s launch. pic.twitter.com/A9drhUbhmu

— Arizona Sports activities (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

“I hate it, I hate it, I hate it,” Luke Lapinski added. “We began this offseason like, ‘I don’t wish to accept a third-round decide for DeAndre Hopkins. Give me a second I assume.’ … Now how about simply actually nothing for DeAndre Hopkins. Not something, nothing.”

.@WolfandLuke would have preferred the Cardinals to obtain one thing in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“By no means did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s launch. pic.twitter.com/A9drhUbhmu

— Arizona Sports activities (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

With the information nonetheless contemporary, a peek into the opposite takeaways, reactions and extra perception from these across the league, starting with a now-former teammate of Hopkins’:


— Isaiah Simmons (@isaiahsimmons25) May 26, 2023

@DeAndreHopkins wassuppppp???

— Laremy Tunsil (@KingTunsil78) May 26, 2023

The introduced launch of #AZCardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins screams no commerce companions.

That contract (and doubtlessly his latest availability points) definitely performed an element.

— Tyler Drake (@Tdrake4sports) May 26, 2023

‘Cardinals launched DeAndre Hopkins’ pic.twitter.com/077YC8qMb5

— #RingerNFL (@ringernfl) May 26, 2023

“They sort of did him a favor.” @Wingoz on the DeAndre Hopkins minimize information, and the way Nuk now has an edge being on the free market🎙️ pic.twitter.com/6vnBTmsHZC

— The thirty third Crew (@The33rdTeamFB) May 26, 2023

Although there are groups that weren’t inclined to tackle DeAndre Hopkins’ full 2023 wage of $19.45M, I’ve since heard from some prepared to not less than revisit Hopkins’ availability & price given his launch. https://t.co/6S1rog1m9T

— JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 26, 2023

BREAKING NEWS: The Arizona Cardinals have launched DeAndre Hopkins #PMSLive pic.twitter.com/3xdhkWbHbA

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

The Arizona Cardinals have launched DeAndre Hopkins, however he may technically nonetheless be traded by 4pm EST.
If not traded, then he’s minimize.

Two groups competing to signal him don’t should compete should you commerce, let’s say a late rounder.

It’s unlikely however may nonetheless occur.

— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) May 26, 2023

Brandon Beane on his approach to DeAndre Hopkins’ agent with a profitable supply:pic.twitter.com/0QXKV5znms

— Breyon (@bre_88) May 26, 2023


— McNeil (@Reflog_18) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins has solely labored with the next play callers in his 10-year profession:

Kliff Kingsbury
Invoice O’Brien
Rick Dennison


however he nonetheless ranks #1 in catches & #2 in receiving yards since being drafted

match him up with a fantastic play caller & QB in his subsequent cease 🤞

— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins upset some within the Cardinals group by sitting out the ultimate two video games of the 2022 season despite the fact that he was wholesome, per sources. It could have been a sticky scenario if he remained with the workforce till the commerce deadline.

— Kyle Odegard (@Kyle_Odegard) May 26, 2023

The Chiefs acquired permission to speak with DeAndre Hopkins earlier within the offseason and spoke to him earlier than the draft, per sources. Contract was the hurdle, and to do it now, value must come approach down.

KC likes him, however the deal they gave Donovan Smith makes $$$ powerful.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 26, 2023

“DeAndre Hopkins being launched by the Cardinals by no means actually felt like a potential final result..

That they had commerce talks all the way in which via the draft however they might by no means get a deal executed”@RapSheet #PMSLive pic.twitter.com/bnZyTg6pqY

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

Lamar Jackson requested that the Ravens attempt to signal DeAndre Hopkins.

DeAndre Hopkins mentioned Lamar Jackson is “one of many greats” and would like to play with him.

OBJ has been figuring out with D-Hop this offseason.

D-Hop in Baltimore makes an excessive amount of sense.

— Sarah Ellison (@sgellison) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins touchdown spots:

Scariest: Chiefs
Greatest for fantasy: Payments
Annoying for fantasy: Cowboys and Jets
Is smart: Browns
Invoice O’Brien reunion no one requested for: Patriots
Funniest: Texans
Second funniest: Packers
Ineffective: Falcons
Enjoyable for Lamar: Ravens
Low-key hearth: Lions

— Ian Hartitz (@Ihartitz) May 26, 2023

Always remember when Deandre Hopkins did THIS 🤯 pic.twitter.com/SsMTzx34Gn

— Complicated Sports activities (@ComplexSports) May 26, 2023

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