From the Oakland Athletics’ standpoint, the combat for Kyler Murray isn’t over.

Certain, Murray issued an announcement on Twitter on Monday asserting he’s “firmly and solely committing my life to becoming an NFL quarterback.” Certain, the Heisman Trophy winner will attend the NFL mix on the discontinue of this month and enter the NFL draft in slack April, intending to illustrate to NFL decision-makers “that I am the franchise QB in this draft.”

The A’s, nonetheless, constantly had been willing to allow Murray to participate in both the mix and draft and accumulate as principal recordsdata as imaginable earlier than making his decision, in response to necessary-league sources. The crew additionally holds a trump card – the ability to present Murray a necessary-league contract on high of his $Four.sixty six million signing bonus as the ninth total decision within the 2018 baseball draft.

A important-league contract, unlike rookie contracts within the NFL, comes without a financial restrictions. Murray just isn’t going to be drafted No. 1…

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