NFL Combine: Kyler Murray Comes in Heavy, Won't Throw

NFL Combine: Kyler Murray Comes in Heavy, Won't Throw

Getty Kyler Murray's early results at the NFL Combine are solid. While many players will come away from this week's event remembering the grueling off-the-field interviews and medical evaluations, the news that comes from the media availabilities with coaches and general managers as well as the players' on-the-field workouts are the elements National Football League fans will have the most access to.

Hand size is also a big topic of debate among QB prospects, so it's worth noting that Murray's hands 9 1/2 inches, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. And calling around over the weekend, I heard it was 206.

Murray should exhale and interested teams, including the Cardinals, sitting with the No. 1 pick, can look more closely at the Heisman Trophy victor, who is not quite as short as some feared.

Teams weren't just interested to see how Murray officially measured up height-wise.

While no quarterback under six feet tall has ever been drafted in the first round, Murray might be the first.

The 5-foot-10 quarterback is viewed as "slight" compared to other shorter quarterbacks like Russell Wilson, said King, who added that teams were keen to see if Murray's frame is able to carry extra bulk. "They cautioned Murray is a competitor who could throw after seeing everyone else do it, but as of last night, Murray's plan is not to do much", Rapoport tweeted. Murray is often compared to Wilson because of the size and the background in baseball.

Still, he would be the shortest quarterback taken in the first round, should that happen.

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