Sat. May 27th, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins’ time as an Arizona Cardinal is now all but a memory following the announced release of the wide receiver on Friday.

Hopkins’ profession in the desert comes to a close just after 3 seasons, 221 catches, two,696 yards and 17 touchdowns.

From an on-the-field standpoint, it is a challenging blow for a Cardinals group staring at a challenging year ahead. But financially, it tends to make sense.

Now, the believed of Hopkins playing elsewhere has been on the minds of several this offseason provided the quantity of trade speak that has circled the wideout.

A release, although, wasn’t really what the NFL planet pictured taking place.

Just ask Arizona Sports’ Wolf &amp Luke, who reacted to the news in actual time.

“What a minute, they currently produced it official? Oh my goodness,” Ron Wolfley mentioned Friday following Hopkins’ release. “There’s no form of asterisk subsequent to it? Wow.”

.@WolfandLuke would have liked the Cardinals to acquire anything in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“Never ever did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s release.

— Arizona Sports (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

“I hate it, I hate it, I hate it,” Luke Lapinski added. “We began this offseason like, ‘I do not want to settle for a third-round choose for DeAndre Hopkins. Give me a second I guess.’ … Now how about just actually absolutely nothing for DeAndre Hopkins. Not something, absolutely nothing.”

.@WolfandLuke would have liked the Cardinals to acquire anything in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“Never ever did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s release.

— Arizona Sports (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

With the news nonetheless fresh, a peek into the other takeaways, reactions and extra insight from these about 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 announced release of #AZCardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins screams no trade partners.

That contract (and potentially his current availability concerns) absolutely played a issue.

— Tyler Drake (@Tdrake4sports) May 26, 2023

‘Cardinals released DeAndre Hopkins’

— #RingerNFL (@ringernfl) May 26, 2023

“They sort of did him a favor.” @Wingoz on the DeAndre Hopkins reduce news, and how Nuk now has an edge getting on the free of charge market🎙️

— The 33rd Group (@The33rdTeamFB) May 26, 2023

Although there are teams that weren’t inclined to take on DeAndre Hopkins’ complete 2023 salary of $19.45M, I’ve considering that heard from some prepared to at least revisit Hopkins’ availability &amp price provided his release.

— JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 26, 2023

BREAKING NEWS: The Arizona Cardinals have released DeAndre Hopkins #PMSLive

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

The Arizona Cardinals have released DeAndre Hopkins, but he could technically nonetheless be traded by 4pm EST.
If not traded, then he’s reduce.

Two teams competing to sign him do not have to compete if you trade, let’s say a late rounder.

It is unlikely but could nonetheless take place.

— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) May 26, 2023

Brandon Beane on his way to DeAndre Hopkins’ agent with a profitable

— Breyon (@bre_88) May 26, 2023


— McNeil (@Reflog_18) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins has only worked with the following play callers in his ten-year profession:

Kliff Kingsbury
Bill O’Brien
Rick Dennison


but he nonetheless ranks #1 in catches &amp #two in getting yards considering that getting drafted

match him up with a terrific play caller &amp QB in his subsequent quit 🤞

— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins upset some in the Cardinals organization by sitting out the final two games of the 2022 season even although he was healthier, per sources. It may possibly have been a sticky scenario if he remained with the group till the trade deadline.

— Kyle Odegard (@Kyle_Odegard) May 26, 2023

The Chiefs received permission to speak with DeAndre Hopkins earlier in the offseason and spoke to him ahead of the draft, per sources. Contract was the hurdle, and to do it now, value would have to come way down.

KC likes him, but the deal they gave Donovan Smith tends to make $$$ challenging.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 26, 2023

“DeAndre Hopkins getting released by the Cardinals by no means seriously felt like a achievable outcome..

They had trade talks all the way thru the draft but they could by no means get a deal completed”@RapSheet #PMSLive

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

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

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

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

D-Hop in Baltimore tends to make also a lot sense.

— Sarah Ellison (@sgellison) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins landing spots:

Scariest: Chiefs
Finest for fantasy: Bills
Annoying for fantasy: Cowboys and Jets
Tends to make sense: Browns
Bill O’Brien reunion no one asked for: Patriots
Funniest: Texans
Second funniest: Packers
Useless: Falcons
Entertaining for Lamar: Ravens
Low-crucial fire: Lions

— Ian Hartitz (@Ihartitz) May 26, 2023

Never ever overlook when Deandre Hopkins did THIS 🤯

— Complicated Sports (@ComplexSports) May 26, 2023

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