Arizona Cardinals’ newly acquired broad receiver, DeAndre Hopkins, has made a daring assertion.
Hopkins, who was traded from the Houston Texans to the Cardinals earlier within the offseason, mentioned that he’s one of the best broad receiver within the league, and if he had a reputable beginning quarterback for many of his profession — like different prime broad receivers have had — he believes his numbers would have blown them out of water.
“I undoubtedly suppose I’m one of the best,” Hopkins mentioned Thursday on ESPN. “I do know I’m one of the best.”
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Hopkins has earned three straight first-team All-Professional nods, however he’s by no means led the NFL in receptions or yards, and he mentioned that’s due to the offenses that he’s performed in. Hopkins believes his numbers could be higher than New Orleans Saints broad receiver Michael Thomas or Atlanta Falcons broad receiver Julio Jones if he had their quarterbacks.
“Mike’s my boy. We have been simply texting yesterday. However he is aware of if I had Drew Brees my complete profession what these numbers could be,” Hopkins mentioned. “Julio Jones is aware of if I had Matt Ryan my complete profession, he is aware of what my numbers could be. These guys are undoubtedly blessed to be ready the place their complete profession that they had a Professional Bowl quarterback.”
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The Cardinals hope second-year quarterback Kyler Murray will turn out to be an elite passer, and buying and selling for Hopkins solidifies that. With head coach Kliff Kingbury working the present in Arizona, Hopkins could have one of the best yr of his profession in 2020.